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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 111-114

Sweet hydrothorax: a common presentation of a rare condition


1 Internal Medicine Residency Program, Mercy Health—St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, United States of America
2 Nephrology Associates of Toledo, Maumee, Ohio, United States of America

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DOI: 10.4103/ajm.AJM_131_18

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Sweet hydrothorax is a known, yet rare, complication of peritoneal dialysis. It can be life-threatening. This case is about a 70-year-old lady who presented with acute respiratory failure due to massive right-sided hydrothorax that developed insidiously over 3 months of starting peritoneal dialysis. Thoracentesis and technetium scan confirmed the diagnosis. Treatment was successful with hemodialysis.


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