Clinical Investigation

Torsioned adnexal masses: A 7 year clinical analysis


  • Mansur Kamacı
  • Hanım Güler Şahin
  • Ali Kolusarı
  • Ertan Adalı
  • Muhammet Yıldız
  • Recep Yıldızhan
  • Mertihan Kurdoğlu
  • Zehra Kurdoğlu
  • Ayşe Güler

Turk J Obstet Gynecol 2012;9(4):192-197

In the last seven year, 24 patients who had pelvic localized pain or which was expansive to abdomen who applied to emergency service were included into the study. In this study, we aimed to determine the management of torsioned adnexal masses in our clinic on the light of the literature. After vaginal and pelvic color-power Doppler ultrasound examination, torsioned masses due to fallopian tube, ovarium or both were noted. The mean ages of the patients were 31. Eighteen of these were married, 6 women were single. Three of the patients had first trimester pregnancy. The most common complaints were pelvic and abdominal pain. Laparoscopy and laparotomy were performed on 6 and 18 patients, respectively. As a result, each patient thought torsioned adnexal mass should evaluate indivudially and management should be planned according to patient’s age, fertility and pregnancy situation.

Keywords: Torsioned Adnexal Masses, Ultrasonography