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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Pleural involvement in quilitorax. Use of video -assisted thoracic surgery in the treatment of chylothorax. Current management of postoperative chylothorax. Eur Respir J, 10pp. There are various causes, including trauma, malignancy, infection, and inflammatory diseases; however, the etiology described in this study is poorly reported in the literature.

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.

Subscribe to our Newsletter. Quilotorxx of video-assisted thoracic surgery in the treatment of chylothorax. Mayo Clin Proc ;80 7: Chylothorax in infants and children. Under a Creative Commons license. SCS Quadra 1, Quilotoras. Introduction Chylothorax is defined as lymph accumulation in the pleural space, caused by injury to the thoracic duct and is a rare cause of pleural effusion in children.


Post-operative chylothorax in children: National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. J Bras Pneumol cajsas Supl 4: Traumatic rupture occurs after accidents or surgery.

Except for the neonatal period, chylothorax is an infrequent finding of pleural effusion in children. Auilotorax aetiology can be divided in traumatic and non-traumatic.

Although it is a rare cause of pleural effusion in children except for the neonatal period16 chylothorax can result in significant morbidity in these patients. Footnotes Funding This study did quilptorax receive funding.

Resultados Entre fevereiro de e fevereiro de3. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg ; Immunologic status in pediatric cardiosurgical patients with chylothorax. Textbook of pleural diseases.

Quilotórax: A propósito de um caso clínico

She remains asymptomatic at the follow-up control chest X-ray in Fig. After extensive clinical, laboratory, and radiological investigation of the chylothorax etiology, it was found to be secondary to thoracic duct injury by the increased intrathoracic pressure caused by the initial manifestation of vomiting, supported by lymphoscintigraphy findings.

Published by Elsevier Editora Ltda. Administration of octreotide for management of postoperative high-flow 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.

High content of triglycerides and the presence of chylomicrons make the diagnosis of chylothorax. Is talc indicated for Pleurodesis? Coughing may lead to spontaneous chylothorax and chylous ascites.


Report of 2 cases and review of the literature.

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Chylothorax is the occurrence of lymph in the pleura due to damage or obstruction of the thoracic duct. Experimental production of chylothorax by occlusion of the superior vena cava.

Chylothorax, Vomiting, Thoracic duct, Scintigraphy, Child. Three days after the draining she was started on a low-fat diet.

Spontaneous chylothorax associated with light physical activity

Treatment strategy for chylothorax after pulmonary resection and lymph node dissection for lung cancer. J Chin Med Assoc. Chest,pp. The lipoprotein profile of chylous and nonchylous pleural effusions. Traumatic rupture occurs after accidents or surgery. Thoracoscopic thoracic duct ligation for chylothorax after traumatic subclavian artery injury.

Seven-year-old white female patient, referred due to suspected diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus. Chylothorax in Henoch-Schonlein purpura: The treatment of chylothorax after thoracentesis and quilororax chest drainage is initially conservative, based on a fat-free diet with addition of medium-chain triglycerides, which are absorbed directly into the portal circulation.

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