Chyluria: the state of the art.

  title={Chyluria: the state of the art.},
  author={Andrea Guttilla and Paolo Beltrami and Laura Bettin and Andrea Galantini and Fabrizio Dal Moro and Vincenzo Ficarra and Filiberto Zattoni},
  volume={84 2},
Chyluria is the passage of chyle in the urine. The cause seems to be the rupture of retroperitoneal lymphatics into the pyelocaliceal system, giving urine a milky appearance. This communication is caused by the obstruction of lymphatic drainage proximal to intestinal lacteals, resulting in dilatation of distal lymphatics and the eventual rupture of… CONTINUE READING