Bilateral Chylothorax: Which is to Blame?

  • Tuğba Şişmanlar Eyüboğlu Dr Sami Ulus Maternity and Children Research and Training Hospital
  • Zühre Kaya Gazi University Medicine Faculty
  • Odul Egritas Gurkan Gazi University Medicine Faculty
  • Anıl Aktas Gazi University Medicine Faculty
  • Oznur Konus Boyunaga Gazi University Medicine Faculty
  • Ayse Tana Aslan Gazi University Medicine Faculty
  • Ilhan Altan Gazi University Medicine Faculty
  • Idil Yenicesu Gazi University Medicine Faculty
  • Ulker Kocak Gazi University Medicine Faculty
Keywords: AML, aspergillosis, chylothorax, graft versus host disease, irradiation, stem cell transplantation

Abstract

Chylothorax is a rare condition in children with various traumatic and non traumatic etiologies. It is very important to determine the etiology for the management. Herein, we report a 16 year-old boy with a history of monosomy 7 positive refractory AML, stem cell transplantation, gastrointestinal graft versus host disease, invasive aspergillosis and bilateral chylothorax with multiple suspected etiologies.

Author Biographies

Tuğba Şişmanlar Eyüboğlu, Dr Sami Ulus Maternity and Children Research and Training Hospital
Pediatric Pulmonology
Zühre Kaya, Gazi University Medicine Faculty
Pediatric Hematology
Odul Egritas Gurkan, Gazi University Medicine Faculty
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Anıl Aktas, Gazi University Medicine Faculty
Pediatric Infectious Disease
Oznur Konus Boyunaga, Gazi University Medicine Faculty
Radiology
Ayse Tana Aslan, Gazi University Medicine Faculty
Pediatric Pulmonology
Ilhan Altan, Gazi University Medicine Faculty
Pediatric Hematology
Idil Yenicesu, Gazi University Medicine Faculty
Pediatric Hematology
Ulker Kocak, Gazi University Medicine Faculty
Pediatric Hematology

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Published
2017-09-30