Torsion of the ovary: sonographic features.

@article{Graif1984TorsionOT,
  title={Torsion of the ovary: sonographic features.},
  author={Moshe Graif and Josef Shalev and Simon Strauss and Santiego Engelberg and Shlomo Mashiach and Yacov Itzchak},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1984},
  volume={143 6},
  pages={1331-4}
}
The sonographic findings in 19 cases of surgically proven torsion of the ovary are described. In all cases the affected ovary was markedly enlarged; in 32% of cases a small amount of fluid was detected in the cul-de-sac. More significant in terms of specificity was the demonstration in 14 (74%) of the 19 cases of small cystic structures scattered around the periphery of the organ. Sonographic demonstration of these structures, presumably prominent follicles, can suggest the preoperative… CONTINUE READING

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