Intraovarian migration of the intrauterine device; complicated by haemorrhagic ovarian cyst

Hamidou S. Diaouga, Maimouna C. Yacouba, Hamissou Soumaila, Madeleine R. Garba, Nafiou Idi, Madi Nayama


Intraovarian migration of the intrauterine device is a rare situation. We report a case of uterine perforation by an IUD that resulted in a haemorrhagic ovarian cyst in a 26-year-old multiparous woman. The diagnosis was suspected in the face of intense pelvic pain occurring 11 days after IUD insertion and confirmed by ultrasound. The treatment consisted of a laparotomy allowing the extraction of the IUD, the closure of the uterine breach and a cystectomy.


Intrauterine device, Uterine perforation, Intraovarian migration, Haemorrhagic cyst of the ovary

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