Table 3: Presence of the various sonographic markers in the torsion and no torsion groups.

VariablesNegativ  
(N=27)
Positiv  
(N=10)
P-Value

Ovarian edema0 (0.0)4 (40.0)0.003
Ovarian enlargement10 (37.0)8 (80.0)0.03
Ovarian cyst or mass11 (40.7)6 (60.0)0.3
Abnormal ovarian location0 (0.0)3 (30.0)0.002
Abnormal ovarian blood flow0 (0.0)0 (0.0)NA
Free fluid in pouch of Douglas6 (22.2)2 (20.0)1
Fluid around the ovary0 (0.0)0 (0.0)NA
Distended fallopian tube0 (0.0)0 (0.0)NA
Sites of bleeding within the affected ovary0 (0.0)0 (0.0)NA

Negativ refers to patients with no proven ovarian torsion determined by laparoscopy.
Positiv refers to patients with proven ovarian torsion determined by laparoscopy.
Data presented as n (%).