thoracic endometriosis


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thoracic endometriosis

Presence of uterine lining in the thorax. Ectopic endometrioses resulting from an ectopic location can cause catamenial hemorrhage or catamenial air leaks.
See also: endometriosis
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It's also increasing clear that a multidisciplinary approach utilizing combined laparoscopy and thoracoscopy is a safe and effective method for addressing pelvic, diaphragmatic, and other thoracic endometriosis when other treatments have failed.
The thoracic and visceral diaphragm are the most commonly described sites of thoracic endometriosis, and disease is often right sided, with parenchymal involvement less commonly reported.
Keywords: Thoracic endometriosis, Pleural effusion, Thoracic surgery.
Thoracic endometriosis (TE) is a situation that is rarely encountered.