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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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
Issue numberSUPPL. 4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2007


  • Intrauterine device
  • Opaque foreign body
  • Uterine perforation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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