Thoracic Endometriosis rare case reported

Dr Mei-Ling Chen, and Dr Chia-Ying Li, at Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan have reported a rare case of Thoracic Endometriosis that has been published in the New England journal of Medicine.

Endometriosis is the condition wherein endometrial tissue is present outside of the uterine cavity most commonly in pelvic structures such as the ovary, uterine ligaments, pelvic peritoneum, cervix, labia, and vagina. Thoracic endometriosis syndrome is the presence of endometrial tissue in or around the lung which can result in recurrent hospitalizations and other complications.

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Rare Case Of Thoracic Endometriosis Reported In NEJM