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Table 3

Two children with chylothorax associated with neuroblastomas.

Case Age/Sex Triglyceride levels in pleural fluid (mmol/l) Total number of cells and lymphocytes (cells/ml) Site Drainage days Prognosis
1 2yr/F 16.7 3050 Bilateral R:30 L:22 Expired on day 55
2 2yr/F 2.9 1580 Left 25 Expired on day 34