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Asynchronous ovarian torsion--the case for prophylactic oophoropexy.
  1. B. Grunewald,
  2. J. Keating,
  3. S. Brown
  1. Department of Paediatric Surgery, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand.


    The case of an 11 year old girl who suffered torsion of the left ovary 8 months following right oophorectomy for a similar event is presented. The left ovary was saved by immediate surgical intervention. The value of prophylactic oophoropexy in unilateral ovarian torsion is discussed.

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