Bilateral Chylothorax. An Unusual Presentation in the Course of Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome, HIV Infection and Kaposi’s Sarcoma: A Case Report

@inproceedings{Boultadakis2014BilateralCA,
  title={Bilateral Chylothorax. An Unusual Presentation in the Course of Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome, HIV Infection and Kaposi’s Sarcoma: A Case Report},
  author={Evaggelos Boultadakis and Maria Chounti and Panagiotis G Hountis and Georgios C Sotiropoulos and John Dimitroglou and Sotirios D Moraitis},
  year={2014}
}
Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) is a term used to describe the paradoxical worsening of a pre-existing infection or the presentation of a previously undiagnosed condition in HIV-infected patients soon after commencement of antiretroviral therapy (ART). We report a case of a patient with HIV infection and Kaposi sarcoma, who developed bilateral chylothorax as a manifestation of IRIS, after the initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Bilateral chylothorax is… CONTINUE READING

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