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Type of Device:
device, intrauterine
Device Brand Name:
Device Manufacturer's Name:
Date of this Report:
Describe the Event
or Problem:
ParaGard IUD placed in Women's Clinic (in place 6.5 years) Patient presented to clinic for removal of IUD. 3 "tugs" with ring forceps. IUD came out on third tug, missing both arms. X-ray ordered and patient given appointment for KUB and gyn clinic follow-up. Patient presented "removal of rest of IUD". Sonogram showed arms seen embedded into myometrium. Patient scheduled for hysteroscopy and removal of retained fragments of IUD
the device(s) may have
caused or contributed to:
Not applicable
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