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A case of young woman with recurrent right pleural effusion.

Mehta AA, Gupta A, Venkitakrishnan R - Lung India (2015 Nov-Dec)

Bottom Line: Endomterisois is usually found in women of child-bearing age.A case is presented of massive right-sided pleural effusion caused by endometriosis.Physicians should be aware of this potentially treatable cause of pleural effusion having excluded other possibilities such as malignancy and tuberculosis.

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Affiliation: Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India.

ABSTRACT
Endomterisois is usually found in women of child-bearing age. A case is presented of massive right-sided pleural effusion caused by endometriosis. The final diagnosis was made by thoracoscopic pleural biopsy. Physicians should be aware of this potentially treatable cause of pleural effusion having excluded other possibilities such as malignancy and tuberculosis.

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Thoracoscopic view of endometrial implants in the costal and parietal pleural
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A case of young woman with recurrent right pleural effusion.

Mehta AA, Gupta A, Venkitakrishnan R - Lung India (2015 Nov-Dec)

Thoracoscopic view of endometrial implants in the costal and parietal pleural
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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Figure 3: Thoracoscopic view of endometrial implants in the costal and parietal pleural
Bottom Line: Endomterisois is usually found in women of child-bearing age.A case is presented of massive right-sided pleural effusion caused by endometriosis.Physicians should be aware of this potentially treatable cause of pleural effusion having excluded other possibilities such as malignancy and tuberculosis.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India.

ABSTRACT
Endomterisois is usually found in women of child-bearing age. A case is presented of massive right-sided pleural effusion caused by endometriosis. The final diagnosis was made by thoracoscopic pleural biopsy. Physicians should be aware of this potentially treatable cause of pleural effusion having excluded other possibilities such as malignancy and tuberculosis.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus