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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2013, Article ID 509424, 2 pages
Case Report

An Uncommon Twist: Isolated Fallopian Tube Torsion in an Adolescent

Department of Paediatric Surgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004, India

Received 13 June 2013; Accepted 22 July 2013

Academic Editors: D. J. Bentrem, A. Darwish, and A. R. Novotny

Copyright © 2013 Sundeep Kisku and Reju Joseph Thomas. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We report a 13-year-old girl with bilateral paratubal cysts and left isolated fallopian tube torsion (IFTT). Paratubal cysts are uncommon in children, and IFTT is a rare complication. Awareness of this entity and prompt surgical intervention could potentially salvage the fallopian tube preserving fertility.