Radiologic imaging and percutaneous treatment of pelvic lymphocele.

  title={Radiologic imaging and percutaneous treatment of pelvic lymphocele.},
  author={Muşturay Karçaaltincaba and O. Akhan},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  volume={55 3},
Pelvic lymphocele, also known as lymphocyst, is a cystic structure caused by lymphatic injury usually secondary to pelvic lymphadenectomy and renal transplantation. Lymphoceles can cause morbidity and rarely mortality by compression of adjacent structures and infectious complications. This review discusses etiology and treatment options for pelvic lymphoceles including surgical and percutaneous methods with emphasis on percutaneous techniques particularly in conjunction with sclerotherapy… CONTINUE READING
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