What is Chylothorax?

It is a type of pleural effusion in which lymphatic fluid is accumulated in pleural cavity.

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hi my son was diagnosed with a duplication of chromosome 22. He was born with chylothorax and since been diagnosed with liver problems and he feeds...

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After doing some research, I was able to find information for duplication of chromosome1, 2, 7, 15, 21, X, and Y, but not for 22. You might...

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I have Lam with chylothorax. I had a thoracic duct ligation and the removal of my pleura to stop the chylothorax. Two days after surgery, the...

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The procedure of the thoracic duct ligation is found to be efficient method to prevent further chylothrox, though leaking is rare.

Most of the...

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Newborn recently diagnosed with congenital chylothorax .. Stable now .. Going home.. On monogen for feeding.. Furosemide for his fluid overload.....

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Hi, the therapy and the diet is perfect. If the doctors told you this is a spontaneous chilothorax than most of them make their natural remedie...

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