Ovarian Follicle: Twirling Microfilaria’s New Abode
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A 26-year-old female, married and having two children resident of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, presented with chronic pelvic pain and polymenorrhoea since 2 months. Clinical examination revealed right-sided pelvic tenderness. On per vaginal examination, uterus was normal in size with right forniceal tenderness. Patient was advised ultrasound whole abdomen for which she was referred to our department.
Ultrasound whole abdomen revealed bilateral bulky ovaries with 12–15 follicles measuring 4–5 mm arranged peripherally. Right ovary measured 42 × 30 × 28 mm (vol 19 cc) and left ovary measured 44 × 27 × 23 mm (vol 15 cc). Twirling motion was noted within one of the follicles in the right ovary.
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Dr. Sachin Khanduri, Dr. Namrata Nigam, Dr. Mazhar Khan, Dr. Anvisha Shukla, Dr. Ekta Tyagi, Dr. Tariq Ahmad Imam and Dr. Shobha Khanduri declare that they have no conflict of interest.
All procedures were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as revised in 2008(5).
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Informed consent was obtained from the patient for being included in the study.
Filarial dance sign (MP4 560 kb)
Colour Doppler on real-time transvaginal ultrasonography (MP4 546 kb)
Colour Doppler on real-time transvaginal ultrasonography post-treatment (WMV 744 kb)
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