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2008, Volume 24, Number 2, Page(s) 125-129     
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Right ovarian torsion and left ovarian serous cystadenoma in a seven-years old girl: A case report
Davut ŞAHİN1, Handan ÇETİNER1, Alp GENCE2, Ayşenur CELAYİR2
1Zeynep Kamil Kadın ve Çocuk Hastalıkları Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi Patoloji Laboratuvarı, İSTANBUL
2Zeynep Kamil Kadın ve Çocuk Hastalıkları Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi Çocuk Cerrahisi Kliniği, İSTANBUL
Keywords: Premenarch, ovarian, torsion, serous cystadenoma

Torsion of a normal ovary occurs rarely, especially in girls younger than 15 years of age. In this age group, ovarian torsion is most frequently a complication of an underlying benign and occasionally malignant neoplasm. Management of these patients may be conservative considering future fertility and hormonal utility of the ovaries. Intraoperative pathological evaluation has great importance to protect the residual ovarian tissue. In this report, a seven years-old girl with a right ovarian torsion with multiple simple cysts and a left ovarian serous cystadenoma is presented and diagnostic peroperative challenges are mentioned.

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