Isolated fallopian tubal torsion with underdiagnosed entity: a case report

Authors

  • Seon Hee Park Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Republic of Korea
  • Jisun Yun Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Republic of Korea
  • Eun Chung Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Republic of Korea http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0146-6286

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20220196

Keywords:

Tubal torsion, Fallopian torsion, Adnexal torsion, Acute abdomen

Abstract

Isolated fallopian tubal torsion refers to twisting only the tube without involving the ipsilateral ovary. This is a rare type of adenexal torsion and is a gynecological emergency. Since this disease mostly occurs in women of childbearing age, accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment are more important issues. It is known that ovarian cyst torsion occurs well in sizes greater than 5 cm, but the epidemiology of isolated fallopian tubal torsion is unknown. Even clinically, in patients complaining of abdominal discomfort, a small andexal cyst is difficult to consider as a cause of pain. We presented an isolated fallopian tubal torsion case that can be twisted despite its small size.

Author Biographies

Seon Hee Park, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Republic of Korea

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, 100 Ilsan-ro, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang, 10444

Jisun Yun, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Republic of Korea

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, 100 Ilsan-ro, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang, 10444

Eun Chung, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Republic of Korea

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Health Insurance Service Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, 100 Ilsan-ro, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang, 10444

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2022-01-28

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