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Thoracic Pulmonary Endometriosis: Two Reports of a Rare Disease.
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PMID:  24411929     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Endometriosis is characterized by the growth of endometrium outside the uterine cavity or myometrium. There is no specific radiologic finding that defines endometriosis. Parenchymal lesions, nodules or blebs are reported in the literature, although this clinical entity is rare. Definitive diagnosis and treatment are often possible with surgery. We report here two cases: a forty-two-year-old female patient with a 2-year history of intermittent hemoptysis associated with her menstrual cycle was diagnosed as having endometriosis and treated via thoracotomy; another 30-year-old female referred to our department due to recurrent pneumothorax caused by underlying endometriosis underwent surgical treatment which revealed endometrial foci on the diaphragm.
Ahmet Ucvet; Esra Yamansavci Sirzai; Funda Cansun Yakut; Banu Yoldas; Soner Gursoy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-1-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archivos de bronconeumologia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1579-2129     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Bronconeumol.     Publication Date:  2014 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-1-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0354720     Medline TA:  Arch Bronconeumol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG; SPA     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 SEPAR. Published by Elsevier Espana. All rights reserved.
Vernacular Title:
Endometriosis pulmonar torácica: presentación de 2 casos de una enfermedad muy poco frecuente.
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