Incidental early lung adenocarcinoma after surgery for catamenial pneumothorax.

Abstract

A 40-year-old female patient underwent surgery at our hospital for recurrent pneumothorax. A defect on the right diaphragm was diagnosed as ectopic endometriosis. However, air leakage continued 2 days after surgery. Chest computed tomography identified a 5-mm ground glass opacity in the right S3 field, suggestive of lung cancer. Ten days after the initial… (More)

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@article{Higuchi2012IncidentalEL, title={Incidental early lung adenocarcinoma after surgery for catamenial pneumothorax.}, author={Mitsunori Higuchi and Takumi Yamaura and Ryuzo Kanno and Hiroyuki Suzuki and Shigeyuki Asano and Mitsukazu Gotoh}, journal={Fukushima journal of medical science}, year={2012}, volume={58 1}, pages={74-7} }