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Perinatal/Neonatal Case Presentation

Severe Congenital Chylothorax Treated With Octreotide


We report a neonate with severe congenital chylothorax. Subcutaneous octreotide was added to the standard treatment regime. The chylothorax resolved with no observed side effects.

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Young, S., Dalgleish, S., Eccleston, A. et al. Severe Congenital Chylothorax Treated With Octreotide. J Perinatol 24, 200–202 (2004).

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