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Case Report
An Intrauterine Device Detected in Ovary during Cesarean Section: A Case Report
Fazil Avci, Hakan Kiran, Murat Bakacak*, Gürkan Kiran, Salih Serin
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey

IJWHR 2015; 3: 072-074
DOI: 10.15296/ijwhr.2015.12
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Keywords : Intrauterine device, Ovary, Pregnancy
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The copper T Intrauterine Device is a common method of contraception used throughout the world. Intrauterine or ectopic pregnancies may be caused by complications with an IUD. The aim of this study was to present an ongoing term pregnancy with a copper T extrauterine device localized in the ovary. Assessment of the clinical features of a term pregnancy complicated by an IUD. A 32-year-old female was fitted with a copper T IUD in October 2009. She was hospitalized due to a term pregnancy with recurrent cesarean history and had the IUD where was not known. Laboratory values and fetal biometry were normal. A viable normal 3750 g male infant with 8/9 Apgar score was delivered by cesarean section without any abnormalities. In pelvic exploration, the IUD was localized in the left ovary and removed. Mother and infant were discharged without any complications after 24 hours. Counselling should be provided about the potential risks of an ongoing pregnancy for all patients with the complication of copper T in place. It is rare to have a successful delivery of a term normal pregnancy complicated with an IUD.

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