Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/8997
Title: Catamenial pneumothorax with liver herniation
Authors: Kocaman, Gökhan
Yenigün, Bülent Mustafa
Kutlay, Hakan
Güneş, Süleyman Gökalp
Kazak, Betül Bahar
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Issue Date: 2021
Abstract: Catamenial pneumothorax (CP) is a special type of pneumothorax occurring in women of reproductive age related with the menstrual cycles. In most cases patients are misdiagnosed as primary spontaneous pneumothorax and are admitted to the hospital with recurrences. CP is mostly associated with thoracic endometriosis. Characteristic lesions of the disease include diaphragmatic perforations and also diaphragmatic or pleural spots or nodules in addition to bullae or blebs. There are a few cases in the literature with partial liver herniation from diaphragmatic defects in patients with catamenial pneumothorax. In this study, we present a 45-year-old female patient with the diagnosis of catamenial pneumothorax and herniation of liver from diaphragmatic defects.
URI: https://doi.org/10.26663/cts.2021.0024
https://search.trdizin.gov.tr/yayin/detay/507239
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/8997
ISSN: 2548-0316
Appears in Collections:TR Dizin İndeksli Yayınlar / TR Dizin Indexed Publications Collection

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