Ugeskr Læger 2017;179:V02170123
Adnexal torsion in a six-year-old girl
Adnexal torsion is a rare condition but should be considered in any female patient with acute-onset lower abdominal pain regardless of age. In this case report a six-year-old girl presented with four days of lower abdominal pain. On suspicion of acute appendicitis a diagnostic laparoscopy was performed and showed left-sided adnexal torsion. The ovary was detorsed, and one third of the ovary was resected. A transabdominal ultrasound three months after surgery showed no signs of pathology.