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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 209-211

Torsion of the postmenopausal uterus: A surgical emergency

1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pathology, Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Anupama Hari
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.117194

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Torsion of the non-gravid uterus is rare, but can present as an acute abdominal emergency. As it causes irreversible ischemic damage to uterus and its adnexae, emergency laparotomy is mandatory as a diagnostic and therapeutic procedure. We report a case of torsion of fibroid uterus in a post-menopausal woman who presented with an acute abdomen requiring laparotomy .

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