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Disorders of the Pleura: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Disorders of the Pleura |

Chylous Appearing Effusion as a Complication of Total Parenteral Nutrition

Vikas Koppurapu, MD; Kshitij Chatterjee, MD; Vibhor Wadhwa, MD; Aditya Chada, MD; Tarun Pandey, MD; Raghu Reddy, MD
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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):593A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.682
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SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Disorders of the Pleura

SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: Vascular erosion is a well-known but infrequent complication of central venous catheters and peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC). We present a case of a patient receiving total parenteral nutrition (TPN) through a PICC that caused vascular erosion resulting in chylous appearing pleural effusions.

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