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Adnexal torsion in late pregnancy

Federico Prefumo, Giuseppe Ciravolo
Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2009, 280 (3): 473-4
19151985
We report a case of adnexal torsion in a singleton pregnancy at 27 weeks of gestation. Adnexal torsion during pregnancy is a rare condition, and it is quite exceptional during the third trimester. The symptoms are non-specific and can be confused with other acute abdominal disorders. In our case, ultrasound allowed an accurate preoperative diagnosis.

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