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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 105-107

Catamenial haemothorax: A rare case of thoracic endometriosis syndrome


1 Department of General Surgery, Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India
2 Department of CVTS, Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. K J Lukumanul Hakeem
Department of General Surgery, Government Medical College, Calicut - 673 008, Kerala
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ksj.ksj_12_22

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Catamenial haemothorax (CH) is a rare manifestation of thoracic endometriosis (TE) syndrome. It is commonly seen associated with pelvic endometriosis in nulliparous reproductive-age women. Most cases are minor and self-limiting. We present an uncommon case of a 22-year-old woman with TE causing massive CH.


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