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Auto-amputated ovary- rare cause of intestinal obstruction in a neonate: A case report
Journal of Neonatal Surgery
Congenital ovarian cysts rarely auto amputate. An unusual complication of this event is secondary intestinal obstruction. The mechanism may be consequent to a direct pressure effect or to adhesions induced by the cyst. Case Presentation: A neonate presented with an abdominal mass and intestinal obstruction. On exploration, she had a mass hanging over the small intestine and one ovary was absent. Mass was excised and it turned out to be an auto-amputated ovary Conclusion: Although it is a raredoi:10.47338/jns.v10.960 fatcat:2nct3mdiibdbhogpwzolaexsmu