Thoracic endometriosis

Yen-Sung Lin; Chih-Yen Tu
August 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/9/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 11, pE758
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 44 year old woman who presented to hospital with a 10 day history of hemoptysis. Her medical screening and past medical history revealed two nodules in the right lower lobe and multiple cavitary nodules bilaterally with a left-sided pneumothorax. Her pathologic examination showed abundant endometrial glands and stroma consistent with thoracic endometriosis. The patient was recommended gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists.


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