publication . Article . Report . 2013

Herniation of Small Bowel Loop through a Broad Ligament Defect Masquerading as Torsion of Ovarian Cyst

Bakare, Babatola; Akadiri, Olumide; Akintayo, Akinyemi Akinsoji;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2013 Journal: Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology, volume 2,013 (issn: 2090-6684, eissn: 2090-6692, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Abstract
Torsion of ovarian cyst is a common cause of acute abdomen especially in women of reproductive age-group. It commonly presents with colicky abdominal pain associated with nausea and vomiting. It could however mimic acute intestinal obstruction. The patient was a 32-year-old multipara with no previous history of pelvic or abdominal surgery. She was admitted with colicky lower abdominal pain associated with repeated episodes of vomiting and nausea. Laboratory investigations were essentially normal. Abdominopelvic USS showed a hypoechoic mass lesion in the left adnexium measuring 7.1 × 5.5 cm; surrounding bowel loops were hypoactive, dilated, and fluid filled....
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mesheuropmc: body regions
free text keywords: RG1-991, Gynecology and obstetrics, Case Report, Article Subject
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publication . Article . Report . 2013

Herniation of Small Bowel Loop through a Broad Ligament Defect Masquerading as Torsion of Ovarian Cyst

Bakare, Babatola; Akadiri, Olumide; Akintayo, Akinyemi Akinsoji;