Lost levonorgestrel IUD: diagnosis and therapy.

@article{Nitke2004LostLI,
  title={Lost levonorgestrel IUD: diagnosis and therapy.},
  author={Shmuel Nitke and David Rabinerson and Arie Dekel and Eyal Sheiner and Boris Kaplan and Rinat Hackmon},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={2004},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={289-93}
}
A lost intrauterine device (IUD) is an uncommon event. Recently, a new levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system was introduced. In view of several cases of an unusual diagnostic discrepancy in the location of a lost levonorgestrel-releasing IUD in our department, we sought to determine if the extrauterine location of lost levonorgestrel-releasing IUDs differs from that of lost copper IUDs. The medical files of all patients with a diagnosis of lost IUD who were admitted to Rabin Medical… CONTINUE READING

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