Traumatic Chylothorax

Accumulation of lymph fluid in the pleural cavity as a result of thoracic trauma.
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2013
2013
Chylothorax is known for its rarity, and its diagnosis following blunt chest trauma is exceptional. Only a small number of cases… (More)
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2012
2012
Chylothorax is a well-documented complication of thoracic trauma and is associated with mortality rates of up to 75%. The… (More)
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2010
2010
Chylothorax is an uncommon form of pleural effusion that can be associated with traumatic and nontraumatic causes. Optimal… (More)
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2009
2009
Chylothorax is rare following blunt thoracic trauma; its diagnosis is usually delayed until the puncture or drainage of… (More)
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2001
2001
Traumatic chylothorax requires surgical intervention when conservative medical management fails to reduce chyle leakage. This… (More)
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1999
1999
This report describes the case of a man who presented in a delayed manner after blunt trauma with bilateral chylothoraces, a rare… (More)
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1996
1996
Chylothorax is an uncommon condition that may be associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The authors report a case… (More)
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1991
1991
A case of traumatic chylothorax following a motor vehicle accident is presented. This is a rare injury following thoracic trauma… (More)
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1980
1980
Study of the malformation of the chyliferous vessels, malformations of Pecquet's cistern or of the thoracic duct has brought out… (More)
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1977
1977
This report describes a 31-year-old woman who underwent a technically difficult left pneumonectomy for tuberculosis and developed… (More)
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