Isolated Fallopian Tube Torsion

@inproceedings{Kardakis2013IsolatedFT,
  title={Isolated Fallopian Tube Torsion},
  author={S. Kardakis and A. Barranca and Angela Vitelli and I. Amore and F. Trento and Giorgio Caccia},
  booktitle={Case reports in obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2013}
}
Isolated torsion of the Fallopian tube is a rare gynecological cause of acute lower abdominal pain, and diagnosis is difficult. There are no pathognomonic symptoms; clinical, imaging, or laboratory findings. A preoperative ultrasound showing tubular adnexal masses of heterogeneous echogenicity with cystic component is often present. Diagnosis can rarely be made before operation, and laparoscopy is necessary to establish the diagnosis. Unfortunately, surgery often is performed too late for tube… CONTINUE READING

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