Intrauterine Contraceptive Device Complication: Migration to the Small Bowl and Ovary Concurrently

  • Mohammad Reza Sasani Mail Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, Medical Imaging Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
  • Amirhossein Soltani Radiology Resident, Department of Radiology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
Intrauterine devices, Uterine perforation, intrauterine device migration, Diagnostic imaging, Ultrasonography


Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUD) is a useful and reversible contraceptive method. This method has potential complications. Uterine perforation and IUD migration is rare but is a serious complication. Migrated IUD could situate in different organs such as bowel loop, urinary bladder, fallopian tube, or ovary. However, the presence of a displaced IUD simultaneously in the two organs is a rare event. Ultrasonography is an appropriate and initial method for evaluating the IUD location. Abdominopelvic x-ray, computed tomography, and MRI are adjunctive imaging modalities. We present a case with migrated IUD, which was located in the right ovary and small intestine simultaneously.


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How to Cite
Sasani MR, Soltani A. Intrauterine Contraceptive Device Complication: Migration to the Small Bowl and Ovary Concurrently. CRCP. 5(1):27-29.
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