chylothorax

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chylothorax

[¦kīl·ō¦thȯr‚aks]
(medicine)
An accumulation of chyle in the pleural cavity.
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Chylous ascites and chylopleura due to constrictive pericarditis are rare and characterized by white milky ascites and pleural fluid.
Chylous ascites and chylopleura caused by constrictive pericarditis are unusual clinical conditions.
Chylous ascites and chylopleura due to constrictive pericarditis might be caused by the following mechanisms.