Contraceptive implant

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

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Young adult female

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Linear foreign body in the soft tissues of the upper arm.

Case Discussion

This is a Nexplanon (a progesterone containing plastic rod) purposely inserted subcutaneously to offer long term contraception. 

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Case information

rID: 75851
Published: 9th Apr 2020
Last edited: 6th Jun 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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