Chylous Ascites

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Abstract Number: 672

‘THE MILKY WAY TO MY HEART’ – A UNIQUE PRESENTATION OF AMYLOID CARDIOMYOPATHY

Case Presentation: A 70-year-old man presented with 5 months of anasarca and recurrent chylous ascites and left chylothorax. He had symptoms of dyspnea, orthostatic hypotension, bloating, early satiety, 20-pound unintentional weight loss, anasarca, and left [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:32:43-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on ‘THE MILKY WAY TO MY HEART’ – A UNIQUE PRESENTATION OF AMYLOID CARDIOMYOPATHY

HM2016 Abstract Number: 787

Chylothorax and Chylous Ascites As a Result of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Case Presentation: Chylothorax and chylous ascites are lymphatic complications characterized by leakage of triglyceride-rich fluid secondary to damage of the thoracic duct. Few cases in the literature exist regarding chylous complications from chronic lymphocytic leukemia [...]

By | 2016-02-25T12:39:45-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Chylothorax and Chylous Ascites As a Result of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia