Conservative Management of Chylous Ascites Following Endometrial Cancer Staging

Authors

  • Fırat Tülek Ankara University Faculty of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara
  • Salih Taşkın Ankara University Faculty of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara
  • Korhan Kahraman Ankara University Faculty of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara
  • Fırat Ortaç Ankara University Faculty of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara

Keywords:

Chylous ascites, Retroperitoneal surgery, Endometrial cancer, Conservative approach

Abstract

To present a case of chylous ascites after staging surgery for endometrial carcinoma
A 57 years old postmenopausal woman was operated for endometrial cancer, chylous ascites developed after this surgery. Chylous ascites was treated conservatively include low fat diet and medium chained triglyceride parenterally.
Chylous ascites may be successfully managed with conservative approach without surgical intervention.

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Published

2012-04-06

How to Cite

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Tülek F, Taşkın S, Kahraman K, Ortaç F. Conservative Management of Chylous Ascites Following Endometrial Cancer Staging. Gynecol Obstet Reprod Med [Internet]. 2012Apr.6 [cited 2022Jan.20];18(1):52-3. Available from: https://gorm.com.tr/index.php/GORM/article/view/239

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Case Reports