Management of chylothorax and chylopericardium in pediatric patients: experiences at Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok.

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Chylothorax and chylopericardium are rare conditions occurring in infants and children. Both may be traumatic or nontraumatic in origin. We reviewed our experiences with the management of sixteen pediatric cases (10 males, 6 females; 11-days to 14-years old) of chylothorax and chylopericardium from 1997 to 2003. There were fifteen cases of chylothorax (9… (More)

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@article{Densupsoontorn2005ManagementOC, title={Management of chylothorax and chylopericardium in pediatric patients: experiences at Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok.}, author={Narumon S Densupsoontorn and Pipop Jirapinyo and Renu Wongarn and Nuchnoi Thamonsiri and Apichart Nana and Duangmanee Laohaprasitiporn and Jarupim Soongswang and Kritvikrom D Durongpisitkul and Samphant A Pornvilawan}, journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition}, year={2005}, volume={14 2}, pages={182-7} }