An unusual cause of dyspareunia: secondary cervical perforation by post placental intrauterine contraceptive device

Monica Chauhan, Gita Guin


Postpartum contraception using intrauterine device Copper T 380 A is considered a valuable option to tackle high rate of unintended pregnancy. This case is presented to highlight the importance of follow up and a vigilant examination on patient reporting with any complaint on follow up, even in the presence of a normally placed thread which is crucial to identify problem and manage complication before this reliable, cost effective and long term postpartum contraceptive solution fails to see its rise.  


Postpartum intrauterine contraceptive device, Cervical perforation, Dyspareunia

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