Anthony McCloud1 and Osita Onugha2*
1Department of Thoracic Surgery, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Pomona, USA
2Department of Thoracic Surgery Providence St. John’s Health Center, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, USA
Catamenial Pneumothorax (CP) is a rare type of Spontaneous Pneumothorax (SP) that affects women, especially those of reproductive age. CP is characterized by thoracic endometrial lesions and diaphragmatic fenestrations leading to pneumothorax and is often in close relationship to a woman’s menses. We report a female of reproductive age that presents with recurrent
McCloud A, Onugha O. Recurrent Catamenial Pneumothorax after Failed Doxycycline Pleurodesis. Clin Surg. 2019; 4: 2531..