CHYLOTHORAX

Arshad Zafar, Gul Mohammad, Ronaq Zaman

Abstract


Abstract: This is a case report of chylothorax in an adult man. The clinical
features were pain in the right hypochondrium, fever and hepatomegaly.
The chest X-ray showed right sided pleural effusion. Bio-chemical examination of aspirated fluid confirmed it to be CHYLE. A laparotomy and biopsy
of mesenteric lymph node confirmed it to be tuberculous.

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