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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Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol. Post-operative chylothorax in children: Subscribe to our Newsletter. Panthongviriyakul C, Bines JE.

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Traumatic rupture occurs after accidents or surgery. Intrapleural talc for the prevention of recurrence in bening or undiagnosed pleural effusions. Textbook of pleural diseases. Under a Creative Commons license. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

Spontaneous chylothorax associated with light physical activity

Its aetiology can be divided in traumatic and non-traumatic. The journal publishes 6 issues per year, mainly about respiratory system diseases in adults and clinical research.

Chylothorax in children after congenital heart surgery. Chest,pp.

Cur Opin Pul Dis, 12pp. She underwent a lymphoscintigraphy Fig. Conflicts of interest The authors declare no conflicts of interest. Arch Bronconeumol ;40 Chylothorax, empyema, pleurodesis, thoracoscopy, lymphoma. Chest radiography images of the patient in the posteroanterior view; A-at patient admission, costophrenic sinus obliteration is observed bilaterally, with pleuropulmonary opacity to the right; B-six months after discharge, during an outpatient consultation, the radiography shows no alterations.

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Rev Port Pneumol ; XV 3: This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

The management of chylothorax. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 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.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 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. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg ; A review published in reports more than 35 possible etiologies. Pleural diseases, 5th ed.

After 21 days without reduction in the chylothorax volume, bilateral thoracic drainage was performed and mL of chylous secretion was removed from the right and mL from the left side. Within non -traumatic aetiology, lymphoma is the most common and in the presence of a chylothorax of unknown origin this should be the first suspicion, being non -Hodgkin type the most frequent.


Bilateral chylothorax after severe vomiting in a child. Long -term follow -up of thoracoscopic talc pleurodesis for primary spontaneous pneumothorax.

Resultados Entre fevereiro de e fevereiro de3. High content of triglycerides and the presence of chylomicrons make the diagnosis of chylothorax. Except for the neonatal period, chylothorax is an infrequent vausas of pleural effusion in children. The lipoprotein profile of chylous and nonchylous pleural effusions.

Medical thoracoscopic talc pleurodesis for chylothorax due to lymphoma: Ann Thorac Surg, 57pp. Chylothorax is the occurrence of lymph in the pleura due to damage or obstruction of the thoracic duct.

A taxa de mortalidade encontrada no presente estudo refletiu a gravidade da cardiopatia nesses pacientes. The Impact Factor measures the average number of quilotorrax received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years.

The treatment of chylothorax after thoracentesis and eventual chest drainage is initially conservative, based on a fat-free diet with addition of medium-chain causass, which cauzas absorbed directly into the portal circulation. Quilotorax, empiema, pleurodese, toracoscopia, linfoma. Mayo Clin Proc ;80 7: Medical thoracoscopic talc pleurodesis for chylothorax due to lymphoma: Is talc indicated for Pleurodesis?