chylous


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consisting of chyle or having the properties of chyle

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A 55-year-old woman sequentially developed a high-output thoracic chylous fistula after a transhiatal total esophagectomy for adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus.
Based on the overall negative workup, the etiology of the chylous ascites was thought to be secondary to IRIS.
From a PD perspective, the patient had no further episodes of chylous ascites and remains on CCPD.
Chen, "Hypertriglyceridemia-associated acute pancreatitis with chylous ascites in pregnancy," Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, vol.
Complications Overall Group 1 Group 2 (n) (n) (n) Surgical side infections 28 4 24 Pneumonia 1 (1) -- 1 (1) Cardiac complications 1 (1) -- 1 (1) Bleeding 5(3) 3(3) 2 Intra-abdominal abscess 2 (2) 2 (2) Hepaticojejunostomy leakage 2 (2) 2 (2) Delayed gastric emptying 1 -- 1 Chylous fistula 2 -- 2 Gastroenteric anastomosis leakage 1 -- 1 Total 43 9 34 Table 3: CRP values and the changes according to the postoperative days.
The effusions are mostly lymphocytic exudative, and chylous effusion is more often encountered than it is in any other disorder.
Postoperative chylous fistula after neck dissection is an uncommon complication associated with significant patient morbidity.
However, the aspiration of milky turbid fluid following paracentesis that contains a high concentration of triglycerides, as measured by a nonglycerol blanked assay, may lead the physician to include chylous ascites in the differential diagnoses.
Morton in 1694, first gave a detailed account of a 2-year-old boy who had accumulation of chylous fluid in the peritoneal cavity due to tuberculosis.
On the other hand, it is well known that lymphadenectomy may be associated with increased complications, mainly including lymphedema, vascular, ureteral and visceral injuries, deep vein thrombosis, chylous ascites, and ileus (4).
Lymphangioma of the esophagus is a benign cystic tumor, which is characterized by the presence of chylous or serous fluid within an irregularly dilated lymphatic channel.
No permanent recurrent laryngeal nerve paralyses, hemorrhage/hematomas, or chylous fistula were found.
Biochemical analysis of pleural effusion and ascites showed an elevated level of triglycerides (2.6 mmol/L), indicative of chylothorax and chylous ascites.
Lymphangioma can be distinguished when cysts consist predominantly of chylous fluid, lymphoid aggregates, smooth muscle, and CD240 positive expression on immunohistochemical analysis.