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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 83-85

Intrauterine contraceptive device perforating the cecum, a pregnancy complication?


1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jordan Ministry of Health, Al Bashir Hospital, Amman, Jordan
2 University of Jordan, Faculty of Medicine, Amman, Jordan

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Luay Ibrahim Abu Atileh
Laparoscopic Gynecologist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jordan Ministry of Health, Al Bashir Hospital, Amman P.O. Box 11169
Jordan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/GMIT.GMIT_109_18

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Intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) is a widely used method of contraception worldwide. Displacement of the IUCD extrauterine, by perforating the uterus and migration, is a serious complication following its insertion. We reported an extremely rare case of a 24-year-old female patient found to have a copper T 380A IUCD displaced from its normal site to be embedded into the cecum, suggested to have occurred during pregnancy, and being successfully removed laparoscopically.


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