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What is the difference between ovarian torsion and rupture?d cyst

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Dr. Wayne Ingram answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Many patients with twisted ovaries note that the pain makes it difficult to "laugh, talk, walk, breathe, or be touched in the abdomen". Ruptured cyst patients note a "moment of severe pain" which often passes after a few hours.A twised ovary requires immediate surgery 100% of the time and a ruptured cyst often does not.

Answered Apr 28, 2017



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