Novel surgical solutions for catamenial pneumothorax

Novel surgical solutions for catamenial pneumothorax By Eylül GÜN

Catamenial pneumothorax is a spontaneous pneumothorax that occurs during or right after menstruation and is thought to be caused by thoracic endometriosis that includes the diaphragm, lung, and parietal pleura. The solution is surgical removal of endometrial lesions, however, a…

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Highlights Thoracic Endometriosis Case

Highlights Thoracic Endometriosis Case By Kasthuri Nair

Dr. Tamer Seckin, MD, the co-founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America, was recently featured in a New York Times article titled “The Woman Was Fit and Healthy. Why Did Her Lung Mysteriously Collapse?” The article describes a rather unusual…

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