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Noun1.hemothorax - accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest)
congestion - excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
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Additionally, diaphragmatic endometriosis can sometimes occur in association with catamenial hemothorax or pneumothorax, the risk of which is unpredictable.
We reserve VATS for only patients with catamenial pneumothorax, catamenial hemothorax, hemoptysis, and pulmonary nodules, defined as Thoracic Endometriosis Syndrome.
When pleural localization occurs, patients may refer symptoms of the pleural thoracic endometriosis syndrome, including catamenial pneumothorax, non-catamenial endometriosis related pneumothorax and catamenial hemothorax (6).