Chylothorax

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Chylothorax
ICD-10 I89.8
ICD-9 457.8

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 trauma caused by thoracic surgery.

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