Isolated torsion of the fallopian tube in premenarcheal girls

E. Kurzbart, A. J. Mares, Z. Cohen, J. Mordehai, R. Finaly

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The authors report on two premenarcheal girls, ages 4 and 13 years, with isolated torsion of the fallopian tube, an extremely rare condition. The fallopian tube was salvaged by detorsion in the younger girl, the first salvage described in the English literature on children. The mechanism of the isolated torsion and the clinical implications are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1384-1385
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1994
Externally publishedYes


  • Torsion of fallopian tube

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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