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Table 1 Cases with chylothorax and chylous ascites resulting from constrictive pericarditis in the medical literature

From: Chylous ascites and chylothorax due to constrictive pericarditis in a patient infected with HIV: a case report

Case no. Year Age (years)/sex Medical history Etiology of constrictive pericarditis Treatment Result Reference
1 2003 35/M Aortoplasty for aortic coarctation at five years old Not known Pericardiectomy Recovery [1]
2 2003 65/M Hypertension Repeated chest trauma Pericardiectomy, octreotide Recovery [2]
3 2004 41/M Chronic renal failure Uremic or dialysis pericarditis Pericardiectomy Recovery [3]
4 2011 39/M HIV Tuberculous pericarditis Pericardiectomy, medium-chain triglyceride Recovery Present case