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FC Cheah, MHS Noraida, NY Boo, TYM Amin
Correspondence: Dr F C Cheah
Chylothorax is a rarely recognised post-operative complication following repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. We report here a newborn infant with this condition which resolved with percutaneous chest drainage, total parenteral nutrition and enteral feeding of a formula high in medium-chain triglycerides.
Keywords: Chylothorax, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, total parenteral nutrition, medium-chain triglycerides
Singapore Med J 2000; 41(11): 548-549