Case Report

Retroperitoneal hematoma following hysteroscopic removal of levonorgestrel intrauterine system: a case report

Authors: Andrea S O'Shea (University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa) , Jennifer C. Steines (University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa) , Abbey J Hardy-Fairbanks (University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa)

  • Retroperitoneal hematoma following hysteroscopic removal of  levonorgestrel intrauterine system: a case report

    Case Report

    Retroperitoneal hematoma following hysteroscopic removal of levonorgestrel intrauterine system: a case report

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Abstract

Long acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) devices such as the levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) have increased in use. Care should be taken with insertion and removal of the device as, although rare, serious complications can occur. We present a case of retroperitoneal hematoma following hysteroscopic removal of LNG-IUS.

Keywords: Intrauterine devices, IUD, perforation, complications, uterine artery, missing strings

How to Cite:

O'Shea, A. S. & Steines, J. C. & Hardy-Fairbanks, A. J., (2014) “Retroperitoneal hematoma following hysteroscopic removal of levonorgestrel intrauterine system: a case report”, Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology 4(2), 1–3. doi: https://doi.org/10.17077/2154-4751.1252

Rights: Copyright © 2014 Andrea S. O'Shea, Jennifer C. Steines, and Abbey J. Hardy-Fairbanks

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Published on
30 Oct 2014
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