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Hydronephrosis due to a Migrated Intrauterine Device into the Ureter: A Very Rare Case.

Journal article
Authors Ibrahim Halil Bozkurt
Ismail Basmaci
Tarik Yonguc
Özgu Aydogdu
Mehmet Erhan Aydin
Ertugrul Sefik
Tansu Degirmenci
Published in The Eurasian journal of medicine
Volume 50
Issue 2
Pages 137-138
ISSN 1308-8734
Publication year 2018
Published at
Pages 137-138
Language en
Links dx.doi.org/10.5152/eurasianjmed.201...
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.f...
Subject categories Clinical Medicine

Abstract

Intrauterine device (IUD) insertion is a long-acting and one of the most effective modes of reversible contraception. Complications that most commonly arise following IUD insertion are failed insertion, pain, vasovagal reactions, infection, menstrual abnormalities, and expulsion. In this paper, we present the case of a woman who experienced hydronephrosis due to the migration of IUD into the ureter after 30 years of insertion. To the best of our knowledge, this is the third such case reported in the literature.

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