A case of young woman with recurrent right pleural effusion

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Asmita A Mehta; Amit Gupta; Rajesh Venkitakrishnan;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Lung India : Official Organ of Indian Chest Society, volume 32, issue 6, pages 648-650 (issn: 0970-2113, eissn: 0974-598X)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC4663879, doi: 10.4103/0970-2113.168097
  • Subject: Pictorial CME | Diseases of the respiratory system | RC705-779 | Catamanial hemothorax | recurrent pleural effusion | pleural endometriosis
    mesheuropmc: respiratory system | respiratory tract diseases

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 caus... View more
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