oa South African Medical Journal - The 'mutilated ovary' syndrome

Volume 44, Issue 24
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Resection of ovarian tissue with suture for haemostasis, especially if done for physiological variants of the foIIicular cycle, leads to a symptom complex of infertility, abdominal pain, dyspareunia, genital introspection, menstrual abnormalities, recurrent tumour formation and repeated operations.

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