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Case Reports in Immunology
Volume 2012, Article ID 390831, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/390831
Case Report

Chylous Ascites and Pleural Transudate: Rare Presentations in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Old Age

1Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Armed Forces General Hospital, Taichung City 411, Taiwan
2Division of Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Armed Forces General Hospital, Taichung City 411, Taiwan
3Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Armed Forces General Hospital, Taichung City 411, Taiwan

Received 2 January 2012; Accepted 20 February 2012

Academic Editor: M. Hummel

Copyright © 2012 Guan-Liang Chen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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