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Adnexal torsion in third trimester of pregnancy.
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PMID:  23109412     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report an unusual case of adnexal torsion in a patient in the third trimester of pregnancy. A 32-year-old woman, gravida 1, para 0, in the 32nd week of gestation initially presented with clinical signs of acute appendicitis. On laparotomy, it was identified that a necrotic mass of the right adnexa and performed a unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. The postoperative period was uneventful. In the 37th week of gestation, the labour was induced by fetal intrauterine growth restriction. She delivered vaginally, a healthy baby, with 2085 g and an Apgar score of 9 and 10 at the first and fifth minute, respectively.
Authors:
Rita Marquez Passarinho; Enio Afonso; Luís Reis; Isabel Santos Silva
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-10-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics, Maternidade Bissaya Barreto, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.
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