BMJ Case Reports 2012; doi:10.1136/bcr.01.2012.5677
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Absent ovary and peritoneal stone found at laparoscopy

  1. Paul R S Thomas
  1. Surgery Department, Epsom General Hospital, Epsom, UK
  1. Correspondence to Miss Eleanor Jane H Turner, ejhturner{at}


A 19-year-old Caucasian lady presented with lower abdominal pain of unknown origin. There was no significant medical or gynaecological history, in particular, no previous episodes of acute abdominal pain. Blood tests were unremarkable and a decision was made to perform diagnostic laparoscopy. At operation a small …

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