DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20194894

Autoamputation of the ovary: a rare consequence of torsion in a mature cystic teratoma

Nitin H. Shah, Aditi V. Joshi, Amit Pilankar, Shweta Pilankar

Abstract


Autoamputation of the ovary may be a result of longstanding infarction resulting from torsion of the ovarian pedicle. This entity may be confused with an ectopic or supernumerary ovary.  A proper detailed history taking is important to provide clues for diagnosis. We report a case of a young female patient diagnosed with autoamputation of unilateral ovary on laparoscopy, with histopathology confirmation of ovary with dermoid cyst.


Keywords


Autoamputation of ovary, Dermoid cyst, Laparoscopy, Rare phenomenon, Torsion, Young patients

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