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  Name        = Chylothorax |
 
  ICD10      = I89.8 |
 
  ICD9        = {{ICD9|457.8}} |
 
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A '''chylothorax''' is a condition that results from lymphatic fluid accumulating in the [[pleural cavity]]. Its cause is usually leakage from the [[thoracic duct]] or one of the main lymphatic vessels that drain to it. The most common causes are [[lymphoma]] and [[Physical trauma|trauma]] caused by thoracic surgery.
 
  
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* [[Pleural effusion]]
 
  
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== Overview ==
* {{eMedicine|med|381}}
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* Chylothorax refers to leakage from the thoracic duct or other vessel caused by the presence of lymphatic fluid in the pleural space
* {{DiseasesDB|29612}}
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== Differential Diagnosis ==
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* [[Cirrhosis]]
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* Congenital chylothorax
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* [[Filariasis]]
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* Iatrogenic
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* Idiopathic
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* [[Lymphoma]]
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* Nonlymphomatous malignancies
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* Nonsurgical penetrating trauma
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* [[Tuberculosis]]
  
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== References ==
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<biblio>
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#sailer isbn=1591032016 Sailer, Christian, Wasner, Susanne.  Differential Diagnosis Pocket.  Hermosa Beach, CA: Borm Bruckmeir Publishing LLC, 2002:77-78
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</biblio>
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Overview

  • Chylothorax refers to leakage from the thoracic duct or other vessel caused by the presence of lymphatic fluid in the pleural space


Differential Diagnosis

References

<biblio>

  1. sailer isbn=1591032016 Sailer, Christian, Wasner, Susanne. Differential Diagnosis Pocket. Hermosa Beach, CA: Borm Bruckmeir Publishing LLC, 2002:77-78

</biblio>

Acknowledgements

The content on this page was first contributed by

List of contributors:


Suggested Reading and Key General References

Suggested Links and Web Resources

For Patients

Basic Instructions on Editing This Page

Please use this template for adding material regarding a disease state

It preserves a consistent look and feel to the site and makes navigation for others easier.

How Do I Add Material

Click on the edit button at the top left. Next, simply type in the material that you wish to add under the appropriate heading. Use a paragraph break (enter button) to separate the lines. Check your addition to the page or editing by clicking on the preview button at the bottom. Next check your spelling. Finally, click the save changes button. It's that simple!

Wiki doc Syntax

Headings

The headings have already been created for you on this page. Preserve them unless they are irrelevent to the disease state or topic

Use the headings syntax below to preserve the hierarchical nature of the page rather than simply adding text in bold. You can modify headings or add to them as follows:

The overall heading of the entire page is achieved by surround the word with with a single equal sign (=) to indicate that it is Subheading 1 or the Title of the page.

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