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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 1999;16(1):137-140.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.1999.16.1.137    Published online June 30, 1999.
A case of Adnexal Torsion in Pregnancy.
Kwang Young Hwang, Kyung Sook Jeon, Bong Gyu Lee, Eun Ji Lee, Tae Hyung Lee, Min Whan Koh
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Taegu, Korea.
Abstract
Adnexal torsion is not a common surgical emergency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. and is not observed frequently during pregnancy with its incidence being one out of about 5,000 pregnancies: Pregnancy is a factor that encourages torsion. The traditional treatment for ischemic and twisted adnexa consists of oophorectomy or salpingo-oophorectomy. with early diagnosis, a conservative approach is recommended in cases of young women to assure future fertility. with a brief review ofliterature, we report a case of unilateral salphingo-oophorectomy during pregnancy due to adnexal torsion with the delivery of a normal baby.
Key Words: adnexal torsion, pregnancy


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