Published in IJCP
OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
Torsion of the Postmenopausal Uterus: A Surgical Emergency
June 04, 2018 | Anupama Hari, Adithya H, Swetha G, Jijiya A
Torsion of the nongravid 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 postmenopausal woman wh o presented with an acute abdomen requiring laparotomy.