The Management of a patient with a fragmented intrauterine device embedded within the cervical canal.
Cervical canal; Fragmented; Intrauterine device; Malposition; Myometrium
A 28-year-old woman presented with a malpositioned intrauterine device (IUD) that was fragmented and significantly entrenched within the cervical canal and myometrium. IUD malposition with concomitant device fragmentation and embedded segments, albeit rare, should be a consideration given the device's prevalence.
Women & Children
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Korber, Patricia E and Goldstein, Bram H, "The Management of a patient with a fragmented intrauterine device embedded within the cervical canal." (2018). Articles, Abstracts, and Reports. 590.