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Nonchylous idiopathic pleural effusion in the newborn

Jagjit Singh, Geeta Gathwala, K. N. Rattan, Kapil Bhalla

Keywords : Idiopathic neonatal pleural effusion, nonchylous, respiratory distress

Citation Information : Singh J, Gathwala G, Rattan KN, Bhalla K. Nonchylous idiopathic pleural effusion in the newborn. Indian J Crit Care Med 2011; 15 (1):46-48.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.78226

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-06-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Congenital isolated pleural effusion is a rare cause of respiratory distress in neonates. It is usually chylous. Herein, we report a rare case of nonchylous congenital idiopathic pleural effusion.

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