[Bilateral Chylothorax after delivery: an infrequent case treated with videothoracoscopic talc pleurodesis].

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Bilateral chylothorax after delivery is a highly infrequent entity. We present the case of a 28-year-old woman who developed progressive dyspnea due to bilateral milky pleural effusion several months after delivery. The effusion was found to contain chylomicrons in the biochemical analysis. Initial conservative treatment failed twice and the chylothorax was… (More)

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@article{Martnez2006BilateralCA, title={[Bilateral Chylothorax after delivery: an infrequent case treated with videothoracoscopic talc pleurodesis].}, author={Antonio Francisco Honguero Mart{\'i}nez and Antonio Arnau Obrer and David P{\'e}rez Alonso and M{\'i}riam Estors Guerrero and Carmen M Cort{\'e}s Alcaide and Antonio Cant{\'o} Armengod}, journal={Cirugia espanola}, year={2006}, volume={80 6}, pages={400-2} }