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What is the definition or description of: ovarian torsion?

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Dr. John Tillett
Urology 23 years experience
Definition: Ovarian torsion is a condition in which a woman's ovary twists upon its arterial supply, thus depriving it of oxygenated blood. Untreated, this will cause pain and may lead to loss of the ovary. This condition is managed surgically by a gynecologist.

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