Diagnostic Imaging of the Adnexa

  • Katiuscia Menni
  • Davide Turilli


The correct pretreatment diagnostic approach to ovarian lesions is fundamental. Establishing the probability-risk of malignancy is an especially important feature in terms of the choice of surgical approach — laparoscopy or laparotomy. Diagnostic imaging is particularly useful in identifying the lesion, defining its exact origin, differentiating between physiologic and pathologic findings and predicting the risk of malignancy in the neoplastic forms.


Adnexal Mass Mural Nodule Female Reproductive System Cystic Teratoma Contrast Medium Administration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katiuscia Menni
    • 1
  • Davide Turilli
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology Fondazione PoliambulanzaIstituto OspedalieroBresciaItaly

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