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Successful laparoscopic management of adnexal torsion during week 25 of a twin pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10221728     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Adnexal torsion is a rare occurrence during pregnancy. Here we present a case of adnexal torsion during the 25th week of pregnancy, which was managed laparoscopically. The woman had achieved a successful twin pregnancy after in-vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection. She was admitted to the emergency department with acute abdominal pain. Abdominal ultrasound with colour Doppler mapping of the intra-ovarian blood flow showed adnexal torsion. Laparoscopic management was successfully carried out.
S Bassil; U Steinhart; J Donnez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Human reproduction (Oxford, England)     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0268-1161     ISO Abbreviation:  Hum. Reprod.     Publication Date:  1999 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-06-10     Completed Date:  1999-06-10     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701199     Medline TA:  Hum Reprod     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  855-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Gynecology, Catholic University of Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St-Luc, Brussels, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Pain
Adnexal Diseases / surgery*,  ultrasonography
Embryo Transfer
Emergency Treatment
Fertilization in Vitro / methods
Gestational Age
Ovary / blood supply
Pregnancy Complications / surgery*
Pregnancy Outcome
Pregnancy, Multiple*
Torsion Abnormality
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color

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