milky ascites

chy·lous as·ci·tes

, ascites chylosus [MIM*208300]
presence in the peritoneal cavity of a milky fluid containing suspended triglycerides, ordinarily caused by an obstruction or injury of the thoracic duct or cisterna chyli.
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Chylous ascites and chylopleura due to constrictive pericarditis are rare and characterized by white milky ascites and pleural fluid.
Aspiration of white milky ascites and pleural fluid might cause an empirical diagnosis.