Transmigrated intrauterine device discovered 17 years after its insertion

T. Bartalena, E. Pascali, M. F. Rinaldi, R. Marasco, F. Bassi, C. Alboni, G. Gavelli

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Abstract

We present the case of an intraperitoneal IUD incidentally noted on lumbar spine X-rays and confirmed by CT. This was secondary to asymptomatic uterine perforation occurred at the time of insertion 17 years before.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAustralasian Radiology
Volume51
Issue numberSUPPL. 4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2007

Keywords

  • Intrauterine device
  • Opaque foreign body
  • Uterine perforation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Bartalena, T., Pascali, E., Rinaldi, M. F., Marasco, R., Bassi, F., Alboni, C., & Gavelli, G. (2007). Transmigrated intrauterine device discovered 17 years after its insertion. Australasian Radiology, 51(SUPPL. 4). https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1673.2007.01760.x