Misplaced IUCD in Vesico-Vaginal Space Removed Vaginally

Ammbalal Gurram


Intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUCDs) are safe, effective and are amongst the most commonly used forms of contraception used worldwide.Few cases have been reported with misplaced Copper-T. Misplaced IUCD is the condition when the tail of IUCD is not seen through the cervical OS. IUCD migration subsequent to uterine perforation is an uncommon but serious complication. Incidence of perforation varies from 1–3 per 1000 insertions.Here is a case report of a 24-year-old woman with misplaced Copper-T. Ultrasound and X-ray revealed the presence of Copper-T in vesico-vaginal space. Vaginal removal of Copper-T was done.


Misplaced IUCD, Perforation.

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