[Hepatic hydrothorax without ascites].


A case of hepatic hydrothorax without clinical ascites is reported. The diagnosis was confirmed by intraperitoneal injection of 99mTc-tin colloid: scintigraphic images taken between 5 min and 18 h p.i. demonstrated a one-way transdiaphragmatic flow into the pleural cavity. The therapy consisted of diuretic treatment, pleural drainage and chemical… (More)


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