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Online ISSN 1827-1812
Musella A. 1, Palaia I. 1, Casorelli A. 1, Petriglia G. 1, Palma E. 1, Petriglia M. 2, Zazza S. 2, Benedetti Panici P. 1
1 Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Urological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy;
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, P. Colombo Hospital, Velletri, Rome, Italy
We report the case of an asymptomatic uterine perforation caused by a copper intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) with appendix perforation. Laparoscopic surgery was successfully performed. Opinions among authors concerning the timing for monitoring patients with IUD and the opportunity of removal of a migrated IUD are still discordant.