Isolated pleural effusion in severe ovarian hyperstimulation: A case report

W. T. Gregory, P. E. Patton

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

24 Scopus citations


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
Issue number6 I
StatePublished - 1999


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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


Dive into the research topics of 'Isolated pleural effusion in severe ovarian hyperstimulation: A case report'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this