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Nonchylous idiopathic pleural effusion in the newborn

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Author(s): Gathwala Geeta | Singh Jagjit | Rattan K | Bhalla Kapil

Journal: Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine
ISSN 0972-5229

Volume: 15;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 46;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Idiopathic neonatal pleural effusion | nonchylous | respiratory distress

ABSTRACT
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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