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Intrauterine bony fragments - An unexpected finding in the hysterectomy specimen

Madhu Chaturvedi; Ankita Shende

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Intrauterine bony fragments (IUBF) are an unusual finding in hysterectomy specimen received in a histopathology laboratory. Females harboring IUBF may present non-specific symptoms like vaginal bleeding, leukorrhea, chronic pelvic pain, and secondary infertility. Herein we report the case of a 35-year-old female who presented vaginal discharge and bleeding for two years, since when she had an abortion. Later, hysterectomy specimen revealed bone pieces in the uterine cavity.


Abortion, Incomplete, Dilatation and Curettage, Hysteroscopy, Ultrasonography


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