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Laparoscopic salpingectomy for isolated fallopian tube torsion in the third trimester.
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PMID:  23024868     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Isolated tubal torsion is a rare event. The clinical presentation is often nonspecific and the diagnosis is difficult, especially in the gravida abdomen. If left untreated, torsion can result in premature labour and foetal loss, as well as maternal morbidity. Here we present a case of isolated tubal torsion in a primigravida occurring in her third trimester and subsequent successful laparoscopic salpingectomy, rather than laparotomy. We discuss some of the diagnostic difficulties faced and approached to surgery as well as a brief review of the literature. In our case the women went on to successfully complete her pregnancy with no further complications.
Authors:
R P Duncan; M M Shah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-09-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  2090-6692     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-01     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-12-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101576454     Medline TA:  Case Rep Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  239352     Citation Subset:  -    
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