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What is ovarian torsion?
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Dr. Louise Andrew
Emergency Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Twisted ovary
Torsion means twisting.
Very rarely, an ovary can twist about on its base. It causes very severe pain, and you would definitely seek medical help for this. The same sort of thing happens in males involving the testicle, and it is not uncommon. But in females, it is a pretty rare condition.

In brief: Twisted ovary
Torsion means twisting.
Very rarely, an ovary can twist about on its base. It causes very severe pain, and you would definitely seek medical help for this. The same sort of thing happens in males involving the testicle, and it is not uncommon. But in females, it is a pretty rare condition.
Dr. Louise Andrew
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Dr. James Lin
Urology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Here are some ...
Normally, ovaries are formed and fixed well with their broad mesentery.
But, at times, such formation and fixation are not adequate so to become a dangling organ like a bell-clapper - similar to that in testicular torsion, which in turn tends to twist around its pivotal point off and on and at times never untwist by its self resulting in a clinical emergency. More? Seek professional attention...

In brief: Here are some ...
Normally, ovaries are formed and fixed well with their broad mesentery.
But, at times, such formation and fixation are not adequate so to become a dangling organ like a bell-clapper - similar to that in testicular torsion, which in turn tends to twist around its pivotal point off and on and at times never untwist by its self resulting in a clinical emergency. More? Seek professional attention...
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin
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