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Pulmonary endometriosis mimicking an acute abdomen.
  1. R. A. Grunewald,
  2. J. Wiggins
  1. Thoracic Medicine, Brompton Hospital, London, UK.


    A case of pulmonary endometriosis is reported, to illustrate the classic catamenial symptoms of the disease. The patient also developed symptoms and signs suggesting a perforated abdominal viscus; laparotomy was normal and the features may have resulted from a previously unreported effect of diaphragmatic endometrial foci.

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