[Catamenial pneumothorax: easy to see, difficult to manage].

@article{Beranger2014CatamenialPE,
  title={[Catamenial pneumothorax: easy to see, difficult to manage].},
  author={Fabien Beranger and Henri de Lesquen and G{\'e}raldine Goin and Claudia De Natale and P-M Bonnet and Jean-Philippe Avaro},
  journal={Revue de pneumologie clinique},
  year={2014},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={
          127-32
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Catamenial pneumothorax (PNO) is a real clinical occurrence. Several cases are reported in the literature as a spontaneous PNO occurring during the catamenial period among women in their thirties. There is no consensus about management and the recurrence rate is very high whatever the initial treatment. PATIENTS AND METHODS Among 310 cases of spontaneous PNO operated in our institution in 10 years, we identified five cases of catamenial PNO. A retrospective study of these cases… CONTINUE READING
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