Which specialist should be consulted in dysmenorrhea with a suspected ovarian torsion etiology?

Updated: Oct 22, 2018
  • Author: Karim Anton Calis, PharmD, MPH, FASHP, FCCP; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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If there is a high level of suspicion for ovarian torsion, a gynecologic consultation should be obtained early. Laparoscopy is not only diagnostic but also therapeutic and potentially fertility-saving. [30] These patients are all admitted.


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