Adnexa

  • Guadalupe Garrido
  • Ignacio Alvarez Rey
  • Joan C. Vilanova
Chapter
Part of the Learning Imaging book series (LEARN)

Abstract

A 30-year-old woman presented with a 1-year history of low abdominal pain. A palpable low abdominal mass was noted. Pregnancy was ruled out, and an abdominal plain film and ultrasound study were performed. US detected a multiloculated cystic mass, and on this basis, contrast-enhanced abdominopelvic CT was carried out.

Keywords

Fallopian Tube High Signal Intensity Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Open Arrow Ovarian Torsion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guadalupe Garrido
    • 1
  • Ignacio Alvarez Rey
    • 2
  • Joan C. Vilanova
    • 3
  1. 1.Diagnostic Imaging DepartmentHospital ClínicoMálagaSpain
  2. 2.Servicio de RadiodiagnósticoXanit Hospital InternacionalMálagaSpain
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyClínica Girona-Hospital Sta. CaterinaGironaSpain

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