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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2004;47(7):1447-1449.
Published online July 1, 2004.
Torsion of The Follopian Tube in an Adolescent Female.
Young Hye Kim, Min Chang Kang, Hyuk Jung
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chosun University Hospital, Gwangju, Korea.
Abstract
Torsion of the follopian tube is an infrequent but significant cause of acute lower abdominal pain in females that is difficult to recognize preoperatively, although prompt diagnosis and timely sugical treatment are vital to salvage the oviduct. Unless a high index of suspicion is maintained for torsion of the fallopian tube in a adolescent females, this disorder may not be detected until after tubal destruction.
Key Words: Torsion of the fallopian tube


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