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      Right-Sided Hydrothorax Complicating Peritoneal Dialysis

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          Right-sided hydrothorax is a known complication in patients treated by peritoneal dialysis. It usually appears during the first days of treatment. The cause has seldom been demonstrated. We report 2 cases, one with late onset, where the patient had been treated for 1 year when symptoms developed, and one, where the cause of the right-sided hydrothorax could be shown to be multiple defects of the right diaphragm.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1983
          1983
          03 December 2008
          : 34
          : 2
          : 130-134
          Affiliations
          Departments of aInternal Medicine and bPathology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
          Article
          182995 Nephron 1983;34:130–134
          10.1159/000182995
          6866175
          © 1983 S. Karger AG, Basel

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