What fluid may surround an ovarian torsion?

Updated: Jun 27, 2017
  • Author: Erik D Schraga, MD; Chief Editor: Eugene C Lin, MD  more...
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Intraperitoneal fluid may surround the twisted ovary. This usually is the result of interstitial fluid that weeps off an affected ovary rather than a true rupture of the capsule and extrusion of blood. [19, 10]


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