The case of a two-year-old with rare ovarian torsion

Doctors are being urged to consider the condition in girls who present with abdominal pain

Doctors are reporting the rare case of a two-year-old diagnosed with ovarian torsion that had turned gangrenous, requiring oophorectomy.

ovarian torsion
Axial T2-weighted MR image shows multiple cystic areas within the enlarged right ovary favoring enlarged follicles.

The girl had presented to the ED with non-specific abdominal symptoms, but was otherwise well and not in pain, report doctors from the