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Chylothorax as a Complication of Tuberculosis in the Setting of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

Shailender Singh, MD; John P Girod, DO; Michel William Ghobrial, MD
Arch Intern Med. 2001;161(21):2621. doi:.
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Chylothorax is an infrequent disorder associated most commonly with neoplasm or trauma to the thoracic duct. Nontraumatic chylothorax is uncommon. Several etiologies have been cited, of which tuberculosis is exceedingly rare. Herein, we describe a patient who developed chylothorax as a complication of pulmonary tuberculosis in the setting of the human immunodeficiency virus infection.

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