Spontaneous chylothorax in a 2-year-old child
Manuel E Soto-Martinez, Vanessa Clifford, Tom Clarnette, Sarath Ranganathan, R John Massie
MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA | AUSTRALASIAN MED PUBL CO LTD | Published : 2009
A previously well 2-year-old girl presented with acute respiratory distress. After multiple investigations she was diagnosed with spontaneous chylothorax, attributed to strenuous vomiting. To our knowledge, this is the second reported case of spontaneous chylothorax occurring after the neonatal period.