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A late presenting left-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair complicated by postoperative chylothorax: A Case Report.
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  • Sandesh Upadhaya,
  • Utsav Joshi,
  • Sagar Gyawali,
  • Bijay Thapa,
  • Anupama Thapa
Sandesh Upadhaya
Kanti Children's Hospital
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Utsav Joshi
Rochester General Hospital
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Sagar Gyawali
Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine
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Bijay Thapa
Kanti Children's Hospital
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Anupama Thapa
Kanti Children's Hospital
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Abstract

Chylothorax is a well-recognized but uncommon complication during the postoperative period following the repair of left congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Conservative management with close monitoring of chylothorax output and patient status seems superior to surgery in managing this complication.

Peer review status:POSTED

02 Sep 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
07 Sep 2020Assigned to Editor
07 Sep 2020Submission Checks Completed