Isolated pleural effusion in severe ovarian hyperstimulation: A case report

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Abstract

Assisted reproductive technology programs use controlled ovarian hyperstimulation to maximize pregnancy rates. Severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome is a well-known risk. Pleural effusion often accompanies severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. We describe 2 cases of isolated hydrothorax without concomitant ascites and review the literature of this rare finding.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1468-1471
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume180
Issue number6 I
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Ascites
  • Assisted reproductive technology
  • Ovarian hyperstimulation
  • Pleural effusion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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