Translocation of the Dalkon Shield into the broad ligament.Obstet Gynecol 1975; 46(2):239-42OG
Perforation of the uterus is a serious complication in users of intrauterine devices for contraception. The incidence varies with the type of device. The perforation can occur in different parts of the uterine wall. Perforation into the broad ligament is rare; only 4 cases have been described. Two additional cases, both occurring with the Dalkon Shield, are reported here.