Erciyes Med J. 2020; 42(4): 474-476 | DOI: 10.14744/etd.2020.98048
A Male Infant with Congenital Chylous Ascites Accompanied by Hypertension
, Ismail Dursun2
, Zübeyde Gündüz2
, Duran Arslan11
Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey2
Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
Background: Congenital chylous ascites is a condition that arises from a disorder of the abdominal lymphatic system.Keywords:
Case Report: In this case study, a nine-month-old infant diagnosed with congenital chylous ascites in the newborn period presented with hypertension and chylous ascites.
Conclusion: His hypertension was disappeared with the effective treatment of ascites. Patients with chylous ascites should be carefully evaluated concerning hypertension.
Congenital, chylous ascites, hypertension, infant.
Derya Altay, Ismail Dursun, Zübeyde Gündüz, Duran Arslan. A Male Infant with Congenital Chylous Ascites Accompanied by Hypertension. Erciyes Med J. 2020; 42(4): 474-476
Corresponding Author: Derya Altay