O quilotórax, normalmente secundário a doenças malignas, trauma, doenças congênitas, infecções e trombose da veia cava superior, é uma causa pouco. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jul 1, , Francisco M. Páez Codeso and others published Una causa infrecuente de quilotórax. O quilotórax caracteriza-se pela presença de linfa no espaço pleural devido a Das causas não traumáticas, a mais comum é o linfoma e, na presença de um.

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High content of triglycerides and the presence of chylomicrons make the diagnosis of chylothorax. The drains were removed after 25 days. Intrapleural talc for the prevention of recurrence in bening or undiagnosed pleural effusions.

Quilotórax: A propósito de um caso clínico | Pulmonology

Pediatr Crit Care Med. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. During examination, she also presented with bilateral pleural effusion, with chylous fluid obtained during thoracentesis. Administration of octreotide for management of postoperative high-flow chylothorax. There are various causes, including trauma, malignancy, infection, and inflammatory diseases; however, the etiology described in quuilotorax study caysas poorly reported in the literature.

High content of triglycerides and the presence of chylomicrons make the diagnosis of chylothorax. Arch Bronconeumol ;40 Treatment strategy for chylothorax after pulmonary resection and lymph node dissection for lung cancer. Thoracoscopic thoracic duct ligation for chylothorax after traumatic subclavian artery injury. Immunologic status in pediatric cardiosurgical patients with chylothorax. Etiology and management of chylothorax following pediatric heart surgery.


Use of Monogen for pediatric postoperative chylothorax. The authors present a case report of a patient with chylothorax due to non-Hodgkin lymphoma, discuss the particularities of chylothorax as well as the investigation and its treatment options.

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Bilateral spontaneous chylothorax after severe vomiting in children

At the first outpatient visit in our service, the patient underwent a new chest radiography Fig. Entre fevereiro de e fevereiro de3. Mayo Clin Proc, 55pp. Journal of Bronchology, 9pp. Arch Bronconeumol, 40pp. Discussion The clinical picture quilotoraax a patient with chylothorax is insidious and develops as fluid accumulates in the pleural cavity; asymptomatic at first, it then progresses with cough and dyspnea 12 ; fever and pleuritic pain are rare findings.

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This item has received. Etiology of chylothorax in patients. Chylothorax is the occurrence of lymph in the pleura due to damage or obstruction of the thoracic duct. Tratamiento conservador con octreotido del quilotorax posquirurgico. Respiratory medicine, 3, pp. Ther Clin Risk Manag.

Quilotorax, empiema, pleurodese, toracoscopia, linfoma. It is a rare disease that can be associated with the tuberous sclerosis complex, is characterized as low-grade metastasizing neoplasm, which leads to insidious cystic changes causaas the lung parenchyma and also affects the lymph vessels and lymph nodes and leads to chylothorax.


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However, contrary to reports in the literature, the lymphatic lesion in the patient described here occurred at the thoracic introit level and caysas near the diaphragm.

Diagnosis and management of quilktorax and cholesterol effusion, The diagnosis, based on clinical suspicion in patients with suggestive clinical picture and compatible radiological findings pleural effusion in the plain chest X-ray or ultrasoundis attained through the thoracocentesis.

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Bilateral spontaneous chylothorax after severe vomiting in children

The causes of chylothorax in children are diverse, varying according to age and the thoracic duct lesion mechanism. Use of video-assisted thoracic surgery in the treatment of chylothorax. Spontaneous chylothorax associated with light physical activity.

Medicine Baltimore78pp. Therefore, after excluding all possibilities, the remaining cause was considered for the onset of chylothorax in a child: Eur Respir Mon, 7pp. Eur Respir J ;