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Breathlessly bleeding: A case report of catamenial pneumothorax

Jonie C. Tan, MD and Susana Siy Lao, MD, FPOGS, FPSREI, FPSGE
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chinese General Hospital

Catemenial pneumothorax is the monthly manifestation of air in the lungs that relates to menstruation. Main objective is to impart knowledge on the mechanism and management of catamenial pneumothorax in a patient with recurrent penumothorax. We describe a case of catamenial pneumothorax with description, images and histopathologic evidence of the diagnosis. Standard treatment plan should be made for cases of catamenial pneumothorax.