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E2244. “Double Trouble”: Multimodality Imaging Review of Bilateral Adnexal Pathology
Authors
  1. Arushi Devgan; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  2. Shweta Srivastava; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  3. Gitanjali Bajaj; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  4. Kedar Jambhekar; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  5. Tarun Pandey; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  6. Roopa Ram; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Background
To review and differentiate between various benign and malignant conditions of the female pelvis, particularly bilateral adnexal pathologies, using multiple modalities.

Educational Goals / Teaching Points
Multimodality review of bilateral adnexal pathology. Review of specific imaging features that help distinguish benign from malignant conditions thus altering management.

Key Anatomic/Physiologic Issues and Imaging Findings/Techniques
Rationale of using various modalities such as Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Ultrasound (US) for imaging adnexal pathology. Review of benign conditions – Ovarian cysts, Endometriosis, Benign ovarian tumors, Tubo ovarian abscess, Hydrosalpinx, Uterine anomalies Review of malignant conditions – Malignant primary tumors, ovarian metastasis, Fallopian tube malignancy

Conclusion
It is important to differentiate benign from malignant conditions in the pelvis as their imaging features sometimes overlap but subsequent clinical management is significantly different. Pelvic MRI can play an important role in characterization of these conditions along with CT and US.