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186 Possible Causes for Chylous Ascites

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    INTRODUCTION: Extraintestinal manifestations of nontyphoidal salmonellosis are usually seen in patients with cellular immunodeficiency. Pleural empyema caused by nontyphoidal Salmonella is very rare clinical presentation of salmonellosis and there are just a few cases described in a literature. We presented a very rare[…][]

  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

    ascites responding only to a fat-free diet.[] This combination therapy reduced the chylothorax and chylous ascites.[] Abstract A 30-year-old Japanese woman with lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) developed a left chylothorax and chylous ascites.[]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Colon

    Abstract We have presented a rare case of pulmonary tumor microemboli from adenocarcinoma of the colon. The majority of primary tumors are adenocarcinomas, with gastric, breast, and liver carcinomas most frequently identified. Dyspnea and respiratory distress without an obvious cause is common. The history,[…][]

  • Gastric Adenocarcinoma

    We present a quite rare case of chylous ascites associated with signet ring cell gastric adenocarcinoma.[] CONCLUSION: chylous asicites is a rare presentation of ascites and it may be associated with abdominal neoplasm.[] Author information 1 Department of Medical Oncology, Portuguese Oncology Institute, Porto, Portugal. Abstract "Chylous ascites is a rare presentation[]

  • Cecal Adenocarcinoma

    Abstract A 23-year-old male presented with occult gastrointestinal bleeding and iron deficiency anemia. A Tc-99m pertechnetate abdominal scan was positive and surgery revealed an adenocarcinoma of the cecum. No Meckel's diverticulum was identified. This is the first reported association of an abnormal Tc-99m[…][]

  • Thoracic Duct Obstruction

    Applicable To Chylocele (nonfilarial) Chylous ascites Chylous cyst Lipomelanotic reticulosis Lymph node or vessel fistula Lymph node or vessel infarction Lymph node or vessel[] (abdominal) R18.8 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R18.8 Other ascites 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Ascites NOS Peritoneal effusion (chronic) chylous[] […] chylocele ( B74.- ) hereditary lymphedema ( Q82.0 ) Other noninfective disorders of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes Approximate Synonyms Chyle leak of neck Chylothorax Chylous[]

  • Thoracic Duct Fistula

    ascites Chylous ascites of newborn Chylous cyst Fistula of thoracic duct Leakage of lymph from thoracic duct Lymph cyst Lymph fistula Lymph node fistula Lymph node infarction[] […] pleural effusion ( chylothorax ) or chylous ascites, respectively.[] Primary lymphatic dysplasia is a term used to describe congenital abnormality of lymphatics which consist of lymphedema, chylous ascites and chylothorax in children.[]

  • Chylothorax

    Persistent chylous ascites was noted after treatment which resolved after surgical placement of a vicryl mesh and fibrin sealant.[] The aim was to analyze conventional planar scintigraphy and SPECT/CT in patients clinically suspicious for chylothorax or chylous ascites.[] Cirrhosis-related chylothorax and chylous ascites are rare conditions.[]

  • Ascites

    After switching from ultrasound- to CT-guided lymphangiography, the procedure was successfully performed, and the refractory chylous ascites was treated.[] The chylous ascites did not decrease despite conservative therapy.[] KEYWORDS: Fetal ascites; chylous ascites; kaposiform hemangioendothelioma[]

  • Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

    Laboratory investigations showed normal CBC, serum protein 25 g/L, serum albumin 15 g/L, male karyotype, and ascitic fluid aspirate confirmed chylous ascites.[] Long-term success in control of associated chylous ascites has been achieved by the use of a low-fat diet. FULL TEXT[] Chylous effusion was reported in five patients out of a total of 15 children with IL [8]. All our patients had chylous ascites but none had associated pleural effusion.[]

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