catamenial pneumothorax


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catamenial pneumothorax

pneumothorax occurring in young women during menstruation, usually on the right side.

cat·a·me·ni·al pneu·mo·tho·rax

(kat'ă-mē'nē-ăl nū'mō-thōr'aks)
Pneumothorax occurring in young women during menstruation, usually on the right side.

catamenial pneumothorax

Pneumothorax that occurs during menses and resulting from endometrial implants in the chest, e.g. along the diaphragm or in the pleural space.
See also: pneumothorax
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