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- 1 Overview
- 2 Differential Diagnosis
- 3 References
- 4 Acknowledgements
- 5 Suggested Reading and Key General References
- 6 Suggested Links and Web Resources
- 7 For Patients
- 8 Basic Instructions on Editing This Page
- Chylothorax refers to leakage from the thoracic duct or other vessel caused by the presence of lymphatic fluid in the pleural space
- Congenital chylothorax
- Nonlymphomatous malignancies
- Nonsurgical penetrating trauma
- sailer isbn=1591032016 Sailer, Christian, Wasner, Susanne. Differential Diagnosis Pocket. Hermosa Beach, CA: Borm Bruckmeir Publishing LLC, 2002:77-78
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