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Minerva Pneumologica 1999 March;38(1):31-4

Copyright © 1999 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

An endometrial nodule in the lung without pelvic endometriosis

Shimizu I., Nakanishi R., Yoshino I., Yasumoto K.


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We present a 55-year-old woman with an intrapulmonary nodule diagnosed as pulmonary endometriosis by video-assisted thoracic surgery. Ectopic endometriosis in the parenchyma of the lung is relatively rare, especially in this case, where there was neither pelvic endometriosis nor clinical symptoms.

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