Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices (IUD) have been commonly used method for birth spacing in Asian countries. In the rural areas of India infrequently these IUDs are placed by trained multipurpose health workers. We report a 30 years-old women with erroneously placed IUD, transurethrally into urinary bladder which later on presented as vesicle calculus and it was removed endoscopically. To our knowledge for presenting this misplacement, no such cases have been reported earlier in scientific literature.

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Unusual Placement of an IUD; Presenting as Vesicle Calculus: A Case Report

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Santosh K Singh 1 , Devendra S Pawar , , Jyotsana Sen 1 , Sachit Sharma 1

1 Department of Urology, Pt B D. Sharma University of Health Sciences, India

How to Cite: Singh S, Pawar D, Sen J, Sharma S. Unusual Placement of an IUD; Presenting as Vesicle Calculus: A Case Report, Nephro-Urol Mon. Online ahead of Print ; 2(2):379-382.

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Nephro-Urology Monthly: 2 (2); 379-382
Article Type: Case Report
Received: May 3, 2009
Accepted: June 15, 2009
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Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices (IUD) have been commonly used method for birth spacing in Asian countries. In the rural areas of India infrequently these IUDs are placed by trained multipurpose health workers. We report a 30 years-old women with erroneously placed IUD, transurethrally into urinary bladder which later on presented as vesicle calculus and it was removed endoscopically. To our knowledge for presenting this misplacement, no such cases have been reported earlier in scientific literature.

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