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A haemopneumothorax revealing thoracic endometriosis

Khalil Ghebouli
Abdelnacer Haddam
Amar Djender
Mohammed Amine Kecir
Mehdi Belbekri
Sedik Merouani
Houda Amrane
Kenza Bendjoudi


Thoracic endometriosis is a rare disease but its actual frequency may be underestimated. Optimal management remains controversial. A multidisciplinary management approach, including surgery and hormone therapy, seems to give the best results and reduces recurrence. We report a case of a patient presenting with recurrent haemopneumothorax caused by thoracic endometriosis and treated surgically by video thoracoscopy and hormonal treatment.

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