Isolated tubal torsion: A rare cause of acute abdomen in childhood

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Berat Dilek Demirel *
Sertac Hancioglu
Unal Bicakci
Ender Ariturk
Ferit Bernay
(*) Corresponding Author:
Berat Dilek Demirel | bdayhan@hotmail.com

Abstract

Isolated fallopian tube torsion is a rare cause of acute abdomen mostly seen in women of reproductive age. It is often diagnosed during surgery. In this study we aimed to present a case of isolated fallopian tube torsion in a child. An 11-year-old girl presented with abdominal pain. With the help of radiological evaluation we diagnosed. It should be kept in mind that even if ovarian blood flow is normal in girls with abdominal pain, it may be an isolated tubular torsion and requires immediate intervention.

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