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Case 11979

Abdominal IUD: an incidental finding

Author(s)
Marzoli Guillermo Patricio, Del Valle Juan Bautista, Bruno Claudio

Computed Tomography Department,
Fundación Científica del Sur,
Av. Hipólito Yrigoyen 8680,
Lomas de Zamora (B1832BQS),
Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Email:delvallejuanbautista@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 26 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Contrast enhanced abdominal MDCT
     

    MPR focalized sagittal (A), coronal (B) and axial (C) images show hyperdense metallic IUD-like foreign object (asterisk) located closely next to the small bowel loops.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Complications; Special Focus: Artefact;

    MPR focalized sagittal (A), coronal (B) and axial (C) images show hyperdense metallic IUD-like foreign object (asterisk) located closely next to the small bowel loops.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Complications; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;

    MPR focalized sagittal (A), coronal (B) and axial (C) images show hyperdense metallic IUD-like foreign object (asterisk) located closely next to the small bowel loops.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Complications; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Volume rendered 3D reconstruction
     

    VR 3D reconstruction confirms abdominal (missing) IUD.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-3D; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;

    VR 3D reconstruction confirms abdominal (missing) IUD.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;

    VR 3D reconstruction confirms abdominal (missing) IUD.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-General; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;
     
     
MPR focalized sagittal (A), coronal (B) and axial (C) images show hyperdense metallic IUD-like foreign object (asterisk) located closely next to the small bowel loops.
 
MPR focalized sagittal (A), coronal (B) and axial (C) images show hyperdense metallic IUD-like foreign object (asterisk) located closely next to the small bowel loops.
 
MPR focalized sagittal (A), coronal (B) and axial (C) images show hyperdense metallic IUD-like foreign object (asterisk) located closely next to the small bowel loops.
 
VR 3D reconstruction confirms abdominal (missing) IUD.
 
VR 3D reconstruction confirms abdominal (missing) IUD.
 
VR 3D reconstruction confirms abdominal (missing) IUD.
 
 
 
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