Calcifications associated with the intrauterine device

Case contributed by Dr Servet Kahveci


Pelvic pain, a history of intrauterine device (IUD) placed approximately 4 years ago.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Transabdominal and transvaginal sagittal views show coarse, echogenic shadowing structures within the endometrial cavity adjacent to the properly positioned intrauterine device. 

Case Discussion

Intrauterine device (IUD) is widely used for the long duration of protection. Calcification may be seen adjacent to IUD in long-term use.

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Case information

rID: 84291
Published: 22nd Nov 2020
Last edited: 26th Nov 2020
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Sevgi Private Hospital

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