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Chylous peritonitis in children: case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2182809     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sixty-one cases of acute chylous peritonitis have been reported in all age groups in the surgical literature. Only seven of these cases have been noted in children. We report an additional case of a 7-year-old child who presented with acute peritoneal irritation and, at laparotomy, was found to have chyle in the peritoneal cavity and retroperitoneum. Proposed etiologies and management of this surgical entity are reviewed.
Authors:
G W Holcomb; A Gheissari; N A Shorter; J A O'Neill
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0277-2116     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr.     Publication Date:  1990 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-05-18     Completed Date:  1990-05-18     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8211545     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  114-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Children's Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Child
Chylous Ascites* / diagnosis,  surgery
Female
Humans

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