Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Ovarian Torsion Evaluation

The evaluation of ovarian torsion begins with a history and physical exam, including a pelvic exam.

Physical findings in someone with ovarian torsion may include:

Tests that may be used to evaluate ovarian torsion include:

Additional tests that may be used to evaluate ovarian torsion include:

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Ovarian Torsion References
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