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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 103-106

Ureteric erosion and obstruction: A rare but dreaded complication of intrauterine contraceptive device


Department of Urology, The Mission Hospital, Durgapur, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Vinod Priyadarshi
The Mission Hospital, Durgapur, West Bengal
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7796.198839

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Though intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) is a safe and most frequently used long-term contraceptive method, it has some complications. Uterine perforation and intra-abdominal migration have been reported often, but a retroperitoneal migration is exceptional. Here, we are reporting an IUCD which perforated the uterus and migrated to the retroperitoneum; impinging into and obstructing left ureter causing severe hydroureteronephrosis due to the development of the left lower ureteric stricture.


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