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Fallopian tube torsion

MedGen UID:
541786
Concept ID:
C0269169
Anatomical Abnormality; Pathologic Function
Synonyms: Torsion of fallopian tube; Twisted fallopian tube
SNOMED CT: Torsion of fallopian tube (46946009)
 
HPO: HP:0012884

Definition

A twisting of the Fallopian tube. Sudden onset with sharp, colicky pelvic pain associated with nausea, vomiting, bowel, and bladder symptoms is the usual presentation. [from HPO]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Wheeler V, Umstead B, Chadwick C
Am Fam Physician 2023 Dec;108(6):580-587. PMID: 38215419
Resapu P, Rao Gundabattula S, Bharathi Bayyarapu V, Pochiraju M, Surampudi K, Dasari S
J Obstet Gynaecol 2019 Apr;39(3):349-354. Epub 2018 Nov 8 doi: 10.1080/01443615.2018.1494702. PMID: 30406700
Kazmi Z, Gupta S
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2015 Dec;195:40-51. Epub 2015 Oct 8 doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2015.09.042. PMID: 26476798

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Meyer R, Meller N, Mohr-Sasson A, Toussia-Cohen S, Machtinger R, Bart Y, Mashiach R, Levin G
Hum Fertil (Camb) 2023 Dec;26(5):971-977. Epub 2022 Feb 4 doi: 10.1080/14647273.2022.2034056. PMID: 35114880
Hagege R, Sharvit M, Hamou B, Barzilay E, Pansky M, Barel O
J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2022 Jan;29(1):158-163. Epub 2021 Aug 8 doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2021.07.019. PMID: 34371191
Bertozzi M, Noviello C, Molinaro F, Ratta A, Lisi G, Cobellis G, Federici S, Chiesa PL, Martino A, Messina M
J Pediatr Surg 2020 Apr;55(4):711-714. Epub 2019 May 11 doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.04.032. PMID: 31130349
Bertozzi M, Magrini E, Riccioni S, Giovenali P, Appignani A
J Pediatr Surg 2017 Oct;52(10):1553-1560. Epub 2017 Jul 13 doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.07.005. PMID: 28735977
Sasaki KJ, Miller CE
J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2014 Mar-Apr;21(2):196-202. Epub 2013 Oct 12 doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2013.09.010. PMID: 24126258

Diagnosis

Crosier CJ, Ricca RL
Am Surg 2023 Sep;89(9):3917-3919. Epub 2023 May 19 doi: 10.1177/00031348231175118. PMID: 37204787
Hagege R, Sharvit M, Hamou B, Barzilay E, Pansky M, Barel O
J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2022 Jan;29(1):158-163. Epub 2021 Aug 8 doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2021.07.019. PMID: 34371191
Lim LM, Lin HZ
N Engl J Med 2020 Jan 2;382(1):73. doi: 10.1056/NEJMicm1907697. PMID: 31893517
Iraha Y, Okada M, Iraha R, Azama K, Yamashiro T, Tsubakimoto M, Aoki Y, Murayama S
Radiographics 2017 Sep-Oct;37(5):1569-1586. Epub 2017 Jul 28 doi: 10.1148/rg.2017160170. PMID: 28753380
Krissi H, Shalev J, Bar-Hava I, Langer R, Herman A, Kaplan B
J Am Board Fam Pract 2001 Jul-Aug;14(4):274-7. PMID: 11458970

Therapy

Jo JY, Cho IA, Shin JK, Lee SA, Choi WJ
J Obstet Gynaecol 2022 Oct;42(7):2566-2572. Epub 2022 Aug 5 doi: 10.1080/01443615.2022.2107421. PMID: 35929982
Ravid E, Klein Z, Arbib N, Sharvit M, Josephy D, Schonman R
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2019 Sep;240:347-350. Epub 2019 Jul 22 doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2019.07.029. PMID: 31386999
Sasaki KJ, Miller CE
J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2014 Mar-Apr;21(2):196-202. Epub 2013 Oct 12 doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2013.09.010. PMID: 24126258
Sozen I, Kadako R, Fleischman S, Arici A
Surg Endosc 2002 Jan;16(1):217. Epub 2001 Nov 12 doi: 10.1007/s004640041031. PMID: 11961651
Krissi H, Orvieto R, Dicker D, Dekel A, Ben Rafael Z
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 1997 Mar;72(1):107-9. doi: 10.1016/s0301-2115(96)02656-5. PMID: 9076432

Prognosis

Qian L, Wang X, Li D, Li S, Ding J
BMC Womens Health 2021 Sep 28;21(1):345. doi: 10.1186/s12905-021-01483-2. PMID: 34583677Free PMC Article
Toyoshima M, Mori H, Kudo K, Yodogawa Y, Sato K, Kudo T, Igeta S, Makino H, Shima T, Matsuura R, Ishigaki N, Akagi K, Takeyama Y, Iwahashi H, Yoshinaga K
J Med Case Rep 2015 Nov 17;9:258. doi: 10.1186/s13256-015-0745-y. PMID: 26572791Free PMC Article
Jokić R, Lovrenski J, Lovrenski A, Trajković V
Srp Arh Celok Lek 2015 Jul-Aug;143(7-8):471-5. doi: 10.2298/sarh1508471j. PMID: 26506761
Bakacak M, Bakacak Z
Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 2014;41(3):362-3. PMID: 24992798
Poma PA, Barber A
J Natl Med Assoc 2001 Apr;93(4):149-50. PMID: 12653402Free PMC Article

Clinical prediction guides

Coutureau J, Mandoul C, Curros-Doyon F, Millet I, Taourel P
Eur J Radiol 2022 Dec;157:110607. Epub 2022 Nov 13 doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2022.110607. PMID: 36410090
Hagege R, Sharvit M, Hamou B, Barzilay E, Pansky M, Barel O
J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2022 Jan;29(1):158-163. Epub 2021 Aug 8 doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2021.07.019. PMID: 34371191
Martín-Vallejo J, Garrigós-Llabata EE, Molina-Bellido P, Clemente-Pérez PA
J Med Case Rep 2020 Sep 14;14(1):165. doi: 10.1186/s13256-020-02462-1. PMID: 32921316Free PMC Article
Sasaki KJ, Miller CE
J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2014 Mar-Apr;21(2):196-202. Epub 2013 Oct 12 doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2013.09.010. PMID: 24126258
Wong SW, Suen SH, Lao T, Chung KH
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2010 Oct;89(10):1354-6. doi: 10.3109/00016349.2010.503870. PMID: 20726829

Recent systematic reviews

Varghese S, Seldon Y, Raperport C, Rinne N, Patel K, Zaid RZ
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2024 May;296:140-147. Epub 2024 Feb 29 doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2024.02.050. PMID: 38432020

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