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A case of pulmonary endometriosis--a rare case report and a successful treatment experience.
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PMID:  11517868     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Endometriosis is a common disease found in reproductive age women, but pulmonary endometriosis is rare. We present a 21-year-old female with catamenial chest pain, chest tightness, severe cough, and hemoptysis. Though we could not find any definite intrapulmonary endometriotic lesion by computed tomography and bronchoscope, she was diagnosed to have pulmonary endometriosis due to the typical clinical symptoms. After 6 months of GnRH agonist application, the symptoms were completely relieved. She has been followed up and has been symptoms free for at least 6 months after administration of GnRH agonist.
C H Kuo; E M Tsai; C I Chou; H S Chen; J H Su
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1607-551X     ISO Abbreviation:  Kaohsiung J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  2001 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-08-23     Completed Date:  2001-09-06     Revised Date:  2006-08-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100960562     Medline TA:  Kaohsiung J Med Sci     Country:  China (Republic: 1949- )    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  278-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Endometriosis / drug therapy*
Leuprolide / therapeutic use*
Lung Diseases / drug therapy*
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