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Perforation of the cervix by the threads of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system: a case report.
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PMID:  20950137     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Asymptomatic retraction of intrauterine device (IUD) threads into the cervical canal or uterine cavity is a common complication. We present the rare case of a 44-year-old woman with the threads protruding through an opening in the anterior cervical lip about 1 cm above the external cervical os. Despite this presentation, her management was straightforward. We review the literature and discuss the possible antecedents of the phenomenon in this patient.
Authors:
Babatunde A Gbolade
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of women's health (2002)     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1931-843X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Womens Health (Larchmt)     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101159262     Medline TA:  J Womens Health (Larchmt)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2277-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St. James University Hospital, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. b.a.gbolade@leeds.ac.uk
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