Case 14432

Catamenial pneumothorax: A rare diagnosis

Sanjeet Kumar Shah1, Mahesh Chaudhary2, Sharzia Asma–Ul Hosna3 Md. Delwar Hossain4, Manabendra Biswas5

(1) Resident, MS (Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery), Phase-B, BSMMU
(2) Resident, MD (Radiology and Imaging), Phase-B, BSMMU
(3) Consultant Radiologist, Department of Radiology, LABAID Hospital, Dhaka
(4) Assistant Professor, Department of Thoracic Surgery, NIDCH
(5) Associate Professor, Department of Thoracic Surgery, NIDCH
*BSMMU= Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (Dhaka)
*NIDCH= National Institute of Diseases of Chest and Hospital (Dhaka)

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University;
Shahbagh 0088 Dhaka, Bangladesh;
female, 34 year(s)
  • Figure 1
    X-ray chest showing left pneumothorax

    Catamenial pneumothorax

    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Special Focus: Acute;
Catamenial pneumothorax
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