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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2006;49(5):1154-1157.
Published online May 1, 2006.
Torsion of the Isolated Fallopian Tube in an Adolescence: A Case Report.
Yeon Hee Ku, Jin A Kim, Chae Hyung Lee, Kwang Bum Bae, Hye Won Jeon, Gyu Ri Hwang
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University Boramae Hospital, Korea. ljhw@snu.ac.kr
Abstract
Torsion of the fallopian tube is an uncommon cause for acute low abdominal pain in female that is difficult to diagnose. Because it has no pathognomonic clinical symptoms or laboratory findings, a high index of suspicion is important when there is history of pelvic pathologic conditions or surgery. The early diagnosis and surgical treatment of the disease are mandatory to preserve oviduct.
Key Words: Torsion of the fallopian tube, Adolescence, Torsion, Fallopian tube


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