Intrauterine diagnosis of hydrothorax in a fetus who had a combination chylothorax and pulmonary sequestration after delivery.

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Congenital hydrothorax was diagnosed prenatally by transabdominal ultrasonography. Five fetal thoracentesis procedures were performed and biochemical analyses of the fluids were done. After delivery a combination chylothorax and extralobar pulmonary sequestration was demonstrated in the infant. We believe this to be the first case report of this combination… (More)

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@article{Shipley1995IntrauterineDO, title={Intrauterine diagnosis of hydrothorax in a fetus who had a combination chylothorax and pulmonary sequestration after delivery.}, author={C. F. Shipley and Claribel P.L. Simmons and Gill Nelson}, journal={Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association}, year={1995}, volume={15 3}, pages={237-9} }