Chylous Ascites

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Chylous Ascites

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The terms "Chylous Ascites" returned 79 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Successful management of chylous ascites: A report of two cases.
 

Author(s): Shaan E Alam, Sunny M Kar, Pran M Kar

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2016 Mar;27(2):386-90.

 

Chylous ascites consists of the accumulation of chyle in the peritoneal cavity. Diagnosis is established by cytochemical analysis of the fluid revealing fat globules and high triglyceride content. The majority of cases are caused by pathology that interferes with abdominal retroperitoneal ...

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2016

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Surgical repair of intractable chylous ascites following laparoscopic anterior resection.
 

Author(s): Gi Won Ha, Min Ro Lee

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2015 May;21(19):6077-81.

 

Chylous ascites is the accumulation of a milk-like peritoneal fluid rich in triglycerides and it is an unusual complication following surgical treatment of colorectal cancer. Conservative management is usually sufficient in patients with chylous ascites after surgery. However, we ...

Last Updated: 28 May 2015

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Chylous ascites and lymphangiectasia in focal segmental glomerulosclerosis--a rare coexistence: a case report.
 

Author(s): Durjoy Lahiri, Rakesh Agarwal, Manoj Kumar Roy, Amrita Biswas

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Nephrotic syndrome is considered a rare cause of chylous ascites. Intestinal lymphangiectasia in a background of chylous ascites and without any lymphatic obstruction has been reported in association with yellow nail syndrome, which is a rare clinical occurrence in itself. The existence ...

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2015

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The terms "Chylous Ascites" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chylous ascites after liver transplant: case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Amar Nath Mukerji, Esther Tseng, Andreas Karachristos, Manoj Maloo, Ashokkumar Jain

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2013 Aug;11(4):367-74.

 

A 62-year-old man with cirrhosis, hepatitis C, and hepatocellular carcinoma, underwent a liver transplant. On day 11 after surgery, a chylous leak from a partial wound dehiscence was noted. The leak did not respond to 2 weeks of uninterrupted, fat-free clear liquid diet and 12-hour ...

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2013

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Chylous ascites post open cholecystectomy after severe pancreatitis.
 

Author(s): Cherry X Cheung, Michael E Kelly, Omer El Tayeb, William C Torregianni, Paul F Ridgway

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Chylous ascites a rare complication post cholecystectomy. There are to our knowledge only 3 reported cases in the literature. We describe a case of chylous ascites post open cholecystectomy in a patient with recent severe pancreatitis. We propose a potential relationship between acute ...

Last Updated: 10 May 2012

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Chylous ascites caused by resection of a choledochal cyst.
 

Author(s): Tatsuzo Mizukami, Tadao Okada, Shohei Honda, Hisayuki Miyagi, Masashi Minato, Satoru Todo

Journal: Afr J Paediatr Surg. ;9(1):68-70.

 

Chylous ascites is a rare complication of abdominal surgery in children. Particularly, reports of postoperative chylous ascites are rare. This report describes the very rare case of a 10-month-old girl complicated by chylous ascites after resection of a choledochal cyst with a Roux-en-Y ...

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2012

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