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An unusual cause of massive pleural effusion.
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PMID:  23187121     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
ABSTRACT:: Pleural effusions in ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, whether transudative or exudative, can occur in up to 30% of cases. This disorder is always reversible but may have various clinical presentations and degrees of severity. Although assessing for risk factors to predict clinical severity is helpful, it is rare for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome to present as a massive pleural effusion requiring emergent intervention. In this study, such a case is reported.
Authors:
Leon C Bass; Thomas A Dillard; Caralee J Forseen; William B Davis
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of the medical sciences     Volume:  344     ISSN:  1538-2990     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370506     Medline TA:  Am J Med Sci     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  505-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Disorders Medicine (LCB), University of Louisville Health Sciences Center, Louisville, Kentucky; and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (TAD, CJF, WBD), Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, Georgia.
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