Ring pessary artifact

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Ring pessary artifact

  • Ring pessaries are used to treat uterine prolapse

Tampon artifact

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Tampon artifact

  • Not all artifacts are of increased density. Tampons contain air when newly placed and are therefore of relatively low density (blacker).

Intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD)

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Intra-uterine contraceptive device

  • IUCDs are seen incidentally on many abdominal X-rays.
  • This patient has also had a previous cholecystectomy.

Sterilisation clips

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Sterilisation clips

  • Sterilisation clips are often seen in the pelvis.