Lung collapse induced by pulmonary hemorrhage: A rare complication of hysteroscopy

Hung Wen Su, Chih Fen Wu, Szu Yuan Chou, Tyng Guey Chen, Chun Sen Hsu

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Pulmonary hemorrhage is a rare but sometimes fatal complication of hysteroscopy. We present the first case report in which a healthy patient developed lung collapse induced by pulmonary hemorrhage after operative hysteroscopy. The possible etiologies of this rare complication are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-14
Number of pages4
JournalGynecologic and Obstetric Investigation
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2007



  • Hysteroscopy
  • Lung collapse
  • Pulmonary hemorrhage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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