Chylous Ascites in a Newborn with Gastroschisis. Case Report

Cristian Ruben Zalles-Vidal, Alejandro Peñarrieta-Daher, Daniel Ibarra-Rios, Emilio Fernandez-Portilla, Eduardo Bracho-Blachet

Abstract


Chylous ascites is a rare disease, only two cases associated with gastroschisis have been published. We report a case treated conservatively with total parenteral nutrition (TPN) and octreotide. We reviewed the literature about management options for the chylous ascites.


Keywords


Chylous ascites; Gastroschisis; Treatment; Octreotide

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21699/jns.v6i1.428

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