Published: 2021-12-28

Incidental retained intrauterine Lippe’s loop in 65 years old woman: a rare case report

Disha Bansal, Ranjana Gupta, Aakriti Garg, Sakshi Srivastava, Nitu Chaudhary


Intrauterine contraceptive devices are a widely used method of contraception. It is cheap, easy and an effective method. The first intrauterine device was Lippe’s loop which was double S shaped trapezoid loop introduced in 1962. Nowadays, third generation intrauterine devices are used which are effective for 5 and as well as 10 years. Here we presented a rare case of first generation of intrauterine device, that was, Lippe’s loop in a 65 year old lady which was found as an incidental finding. Intrauterine device insertion without the knowledge of women can lead to the forgotten device which can adversely affect the health of women.


Lippe’s loop, Missed IUCD, Forgotten IUCD

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