Objective. The intrauterine device (IUD) is a popular contraceptive instrument with reported complications. IUD migration to the urinary bladder, a rare genitourinary tricky situation, may cause stone formation and result in urinary system sequels such as a stone formation and a recurrent infection. Case Report. This is a case report of IUD migration to the urinary bladder, mineralization, and subsequent complications. We report the case of a 35-year-old woman with a copper IUD nidus stone in her urinary bladder. She received a Persian medicine formulation including goat’s head, cornflower, silk corn, field horsetail, cumin, black Spanish radish, and common dandelion. She passed an oxalate stone 3 days later. Conclusion. Inexpensive common traditional recommendations might be helpful in current obstetrics and gynecology practice in our region.
intrauterine device, complication, Persian medicine, urinary bladder
Ayda Hosseinkhani, Fatemeh Tabatabaei, Maryam Mosaffa-Jahromi, Mehdi Pasalar