Torsion of uterus in twin pregnancy

Authors: A. Veselská;  P. Havelka
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnické oddělení, Krajská nemocnice T. Bati, a. s., Zlín
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2023; 88(2): 96-99
Category: Case Report


Uterine torsion is defined as a rotation of uterus around its axis by more than 45° in its longitudinal length. Uterine torsion is very rare, it is reported that a physician encounters it only 1 time in a lifetime. Our case describes uterine torsion in a twin pregnancy, in a completely asymptomatic patient, where the dia­gnosis was made only peroperatively.


leiomyomas – Twins – caesarean section – pregnancy – uterine torsion


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