TITLE

Chylous Ascites After Nephrectomy for Trauma

AUTHOR(S)
Knight, Colin G.; Omert, Laurel
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Dec2004, Vol. 70 Issue 12, p1083
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Chylous ascites has many etiologies including malignancy, infection, and inflammation. Management of this condition varies from conservative treatment to surgery. We present a case of chylous ascites after laparotomy for trauma and review the pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment options for this condition.
ACCESSION #
15502102

 

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