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Misplaced intrauterine contraceptive device: an enigma
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Authors: Aruna Nigam, Ratna Biswas, Archana Mishra
Published Date December 2010
Volume 2011:2 Pages 1 - 3
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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