Chylothorax and nephrotic syndrome.

Dear Sir, The nephrotic syndrome is not recognised as a cause of chylothorax. However, chylous ascites is a known complication of severe nephrotic syndrome [1] and chylothorax may be due to the transdiaphragmatic movement of chylous ascitic fluid [2]. We report a patient with severe nephrotic syndrome due to focal segmental glomerulos-clerosis, who… CONTINUE READING