Spontaneous chylothorax complicating small cell lung cancer – Review of aetiology and diagnosis

@inproceedings{Hanina2015SpontaneousCC,
  title={Spontaneous chylothorax complicating small cell lung cancer – Review of aetiology and diagnosis},
  author={S. Hanina and C. Vivekananthan and Rabinder Randhawa and Milan Bhattacharya and Philip J. Thomas and Ajikumar Kavidasan},
  booktitle={Respiratory medicine case reports},
  year={2015}
}
We report the first case of spontaneous chylothorax complicating small cell lung cancer. A 52 year old female presented with exertional dyspnoea, left-sided chest and neck pain, and dysphagia. The chest X-ray on admission revealed a large left-sided pleural effusion. A subsequent CT chest showed a large anterior mediastinal mass with a left brachiocephalic… CONTINUE READING