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Misplaced intrauterine contraceptive device: an enigma

Authors Aruna Nigam, Ratna Biswas, Archana Mishra

Published Date December 2010 Volume 2011:2 Pages 1—3

DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/OAJC.S14488

Published 17 December 2010

Aruna Nigam, Ratna Biswas, Archana Mishra
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India

Abstract: Intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) migration subsequent to uterine wall perforation is an uncommon but serious complication. Three cases of misplaced IUCD at three different sites, ie, posterior fornix, rectal wall, and mesoappendix, are reported. An IUCD thread coming through the posterior fornix is reported in the literature for the first time.

Keywords: intrauterine device, contraception, migration, laparoscopy

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