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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Abstract

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
Volume63
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2007

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Hysteroscopy
Pulmonary Atelectasis
Hemorrhage
Lung

Keywords

  • Hysteroscopy
  • Lung collapse
  • Pulmonary hemorrhage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Lung collapse induced by pulmonary hemorrhage : A rare complication of hysteroscopy. / Su, Hung Wen; Wu, Chih Fen; Chou, Szu Yuan; Chen, Tyng Guey; Hsu, Chun Sen.

In: Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation, Vol. 63, No. 1, 01.2007, p. 11-14.

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