Ann Palliat Med 2021 Mar;10(3):3500-3503
Department of Thoracic Surgery, The Affiliated Hospital of Zunyi Medical University, Guizhou, China.
Thoracic endometriosis is characterized by the presence of normal functioning endometrial tissues in normal pleural, diaphragm, or lung parenchyma, and main clinical symptoms include pneumothorax, menstrual hemothorax, menstrual hemoptysis, and pulmonary nodules. Chest X-ray (CXR), computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), bronchoscopy, and surgical biopsy could be applied to the diagnosis of TE. Both drug therapy and surgical treatment were widely used to treat this disease, but no theory was used to guide the choice of treatment options. Read More