DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20150755

Endoscopic retrieval of intrauterine contraceptive device from urinary bladder

Pradnya Rajendra Changede, Shubhrita Sheokumar Gupta, Niranjan Narayanrao Chavan

Abstract


Contraception is the need of hour in a developing country like India. Intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUCDs) are amongst the most frequently used spacing method of contraception. The patients with misplaced IUCDs may present with ‘lost strings’, pregnancies or they may remain asymptomatic. The case report describes successful endoscopic retrieval of intrauterine contraceptive device from urinary bladder. X-ray, ultrasound and computed tomography (CT) urography of the pelvis showed IUCD to be lying outside the uterus and on cystoscopy IUCD was removed from urinary bladder.


Keywords


Intrauterine contraceptive device, Urinary bladder, Computed tomography urography, Cystoscopy

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