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Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 41, Issue 3, pp 591–593 | Cite as

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis, chylous ascites, and diet

  • Elpidio Calvo
  • Luis Amarillas
  • Miguel A. Mateos
  • José L. Orradre
  • Gerardo Gilsanz
  • José L. Alvarez-Sala
  • Domingo Espinos
Case Report

Key words

lymphangioleiomyomatosis chylous ascites diet 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elpidio Calvo
    • 1
    • 2
  • Luis Amarillas
    • 1
    • 2
  • Miguel A. Mateos
    • 1
    • 2
  • José L. Orradre
    • 1
    • 2
  • Gerardo Gilsanz
    • 1
    • 2
  • José L. Alvarez-Sala
    • 1
    • 2
  • Domingo Espinos
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.From the Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitario San Carlos, School of MedicineComplutense UniversityMadridSpain
  2. 2.Department of PathologyHospital Virgen de la SaludToledoSpain

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