Menstrual cup device

Case contributed by Dr Vikas Shah

Presentation

Follow up of distal ureteric calculus seen previously on CT. Asymptomatic.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

There is a cup-shaped foreign body in the pelvis with the open part facing superiorly. It lies in the midline. No other abnormalities.

Photo

Photograph of menstrual cup

Menstrual cup device. CC BY-SA 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1172348

Case Discussion

This is a silicone menstrual cup designed to be an alternative to tampons and sanitary pads. Various different brands are available but they all have the same shape.

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Case information

rID: 55235
Published: 4th Sep 2017
Last edited: 22nd Apr 2019
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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