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


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.


Chylous ascites; Gastroschisis; Treatment; Octreotide

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