ISSN: 2149-2247 | E-ISSN: 2149-2549
Erciyes Medical Journal A Male Infant with Congenital Chylous Ascites Accompanied by Hypertension [Erciyes Med J]
Erciyes Med J. 2020; 42(4): 474-476 | DOI: 10.14744/etd.2020.98048

A Male Infant with Congenital Chylous Ascites Accompanied by Hypertension

Derya Altay1, Ismail Dursun2, Zübeyde Gündüz2, Duran Arslan1
1Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
2Department 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.
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.

Keywords: 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
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