Intravesical Migration of Intrauterine Device Mimicking Blad
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Abstract
Due to its high cost-effectiveness, intrauterine device (IUD) is one of the widely used contraception methods worldwide. Intravesical migration of an IUD via perforation of the uterus and bladder is very rare. Endoscopic approach is recommended in the treatment, but open surgery may also be needed rarely. In this report, we present the case of a 37-year-old female who was misdiagnosed radiologically with bladder stone, but later on, it was understood that an IUD migrated to the bladder and resulted in stone formation. Laser lithotripsy was performed, and the migrated IUD was unearthed. Removal of the IUD with cystoscopic forceps was unsuccessful. Postoperative pelvic computed tomography revealed that a part of the IUD was outside the bladder. At the next operation session, laparoscopic removal of the IUD was applied. The patient was followed up for 5 days with a Foley catheter and discharged after performing cystography, assuring us that the bladder contours were normal....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4425754/
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