ascites

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accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity

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The intimate relationship of LAM cells to the lymphatic vessels is believed to be responsible for chylothorax and chylous ascites formation.
The diagnosis and management of postoperative chylous ascites.
It is an adjunct to lymphography in: primary and secondary lymphedema of the extremities; chyluria, chylous ascites or chylothorax; lymph node involvement by primary or secondary neoplasm; lymph node response to therapeutic modalities.