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Volume 2023, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426

Abstract

The ovary’s Torsion is the adnexa’s total or partial rotation around its vascular axis or pedicle. Complete torsion causes venous and lymphatic blockade leading to stasis, venous congestion, hemorrhage, and necrosis. If neglected, it may result in permanent loss of the affected ovary. Ovarian torsion is one of the most critical gynecological surgical emergencies. Therefore, it requires urgent surgical intervention. It is mainly diagnosed by clinical examination and ultrasound. Ovarian torsion is primarily seen in the first trimester of pregnancy.1,2 Infertility treatment is a significant risk factor due to ovarian stimulation. We present a case of acute abdominal pain who came to the emergency department of Al Ahli Hospital, diagnosed as right adnexal torsion with viable intrauterine pregnancy at six weeks. Laparoscopic oophorectomy was done by removing the corpus luteum cyst, which supports early pregnancy. Despite its disposal, the pregnancy continued because the hormonal therapy started in doses higher than recommended for threatened abortion.3 Eventually, she gave birth to a healthy baby boy at 35 weeks.

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