A Rare Case of Sudden-Onset Respiratory Distress in an Infant

Chakraborty, Sohini and Sarkar, Debalina and Samanta, Moumita (2014) A Rare Case of Sudden-Onset Respiratory Distress in an Infant. Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Medicine, 2 (4). pp. 243-245.

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Chylothorax is an unusual cause of pleural effusion after the neonatal period in children without a previous history of cardiothoracic surgery. Determination of the causes of this condition can be often challenging. Herein, we present a case of a 6-month-old male infant, presenting with sudden severe breathlessness, which was later diagnosed as spontaneous left-sided chylothorax.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WF Respiratory System
Divisions: Journals > J Cardio-Thoracic Medicine
Depositing User: jctm jctm
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2017 12:57
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2017 12:57
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2595

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