[Chyloperitoneum and amyloidosis]

Nefrologia. 2008;28(1):119-20.
[Article in Spanish]


Chyloperitoneum is very infrequent in peritoneal dialysis. It has been described in patients diagnosed of systemic amyloidosis. We present the case of a patient in program of peritoneal dialysis, with familial amyloidosis type Andrade disease that presented intermittent and recidivante chyloperitoneum.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Amyloidosis, Familial / complications*
  • Chylous Ascites / etiology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Peritoneal Dialysis / adverse effects*