Ovarian torsion in infertility treatment


  • Yaramareddy Swapna Komali Fertility Centre-A Unit of Ramesh Cardiac and Multispecialty Hospitals, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • M. Elanchezhian Komali Fertility Centre-A Unit of Ramesh Cardiac and Multispecialty Hospitals, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Supraja Chegireddy Department of Radiology, Ramesh Cardiac and Multispecialty Hospitals, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Raju Badipati Department of General and Laparoscopic Surgery, Ramesh Cardiac and Multispecialty Hospitals, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • V. Devadharshini Komali Fertility Centre-A Unit of Ramesh Cardiac and Multispecialty Hospitals, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India




Ovarian torsion, Clomiphene, Laparoscopy, Infertility, Adnexal mass


Ovarian torsion, a rare problem in women can lead to serious consequences if not diagnosed and treated at the earliest. It is one of the complications that needs to be included in the differential diagnosis of any girl with abdominal pain or a pelvic or abdominal mass as the symptoms and signs are nonspecific and it can be related to other clinical causes. A 29-year-old woman who was under ovulation induction was diagnosed with ovarian torsion which was treated by performing laparoscopy. Investigations for ovarian torsion should be carried out for all the patients treated for infertility presenting with abdominal pain to minimize the risk before it is too late.


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