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Revista Medica Herediana

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Abstract

PAMO REYNA, Oscar; CABALLERO LOPEZ, José  and  ALFARO ALVAREZ, Julio César. Chylous Ascites as a clinical presentation of B-cell lymphoma: A case report. Rev Med Hered [online]. 2007, vol.18, n.3, pp.155-160. ISSN 1018-130X.

A 29 year old woman insidiously developed an ascites that was a transudate with "milky" appearance. The CAT study revealed a lymph nodes conglomerate in the retroperitoneal space. CA 125 value was more than a hundredth times the normal upper limit. The study showed a large B-cell diffuse small bowel non-Hodgkin lymphoma.(Rev Med Hered 2007;18:155-160).

Keywords : Chyloperitoneum; chylous ascites; CA 125; B-cell lymphoma; non-Hodgkin lymphoma; small bowel lymphoma.

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