An Unusual Presentation of Foreign Body Perforating Rectum — A Migrant Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device

Gulzar Muhammad Khan, Usman Ali


Complications of Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device are very low, sometimes in the form of migration to adjacent organs, secondary to perforation through the uterus. We present a case of rectal perforation by Intra Uterine Contraceptive device.
A lady of 28 years presented with acute abdomen. Midline laparotomy was performed. After cleaning 30-40 ml free pus in the pelvis, a foreign body, an Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device was recovered through already perforated anterior wall of the rectum by the device.

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