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Chylothorax complicating a thoracic aortic aneurysm.
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PMID:  9073016     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Chylothorax is an uncommon condition, usually associated with advanced malignant disease or trauma to the thoracic duct. Idiopathic chylothorax and other diverse causes have been anecdotally reported. We describe a rare case of chylothorax, developing as a result of damage to the thoracic duct by a thoracic aortic aneurysm. Tetracycline pleurodesis was successful in controlling the chylous effusion.
V Gil-Suay; E Martínez-Moragón; A de Diego; J Sanchis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The European respiratory journal     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0903-1936     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. Respir. J.     Publication Date:  1997 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-06-03     Completed Date:  1997-06-03     Revised Date:  2013-05-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8803460     Medline TA:  Eur Respir J     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  737-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Service of Pneumology, La Fe University Hospital, Valencia, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / complications*,  radiography
Chylothorax / etiology*,  radiography,  therapy
Tetracycline / administration & dosage
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