Intrauterine device

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Intrauterine device, abbreviated IUD, is a contraceptive device that is place in utero.

General

Gross

  • T-shaped foreign body.
    • Top part of "T" typically at the fundus.

Microscopic

Features:

See also

References

  1. Humphrey, Peter A; Dehner, Louis P; Pfeifer, John D (2008). The Washington Manual of Surgical Pathology (1st ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 446. ISBN 978-0781765275.
  2. Boon, ME.; Kirk, RS.; De Graaff Guilloud, JC. (Jul 1981). "Psammoma bodies and some opportunistic infections detected in cervical smears of women fitted with an IUD.". Contracept Deliv Syst 2 (3): 231-6. PMID 12278909.