Mitani et al (19) recently evaluated LAM-associated chylous
effusions from patients with LAM, and demonstrated that the cytologic features of LAM cell cluster were a well-organized, globular cluster consisting of LAM cells enveloped by lymphatic endothelial cells.
Establishing the diagnosis of a cervical chyloma requires a determination that the cyst fluid is of chylous
origin and that the cyst is in the region of the thoracic duct.
cysts of abdomen causing intestinal obstruction.
fistulae after neck dissections are a troublesome yet relatively uncommon complication, with incidence rates in the literature varying from 1 to 6%.
Keywords: Abdominal trauma, chylous
There are other lymphatic abnormalities such as lymphangioleiomyomatosis in which 10%-40% of patients develop pleural effusions that are almost always chylous
These manifestations may precede, accompany or postdate other thoracic manifestations of the disease including pneumothorax and chylous
Chylothorax and chylous
ascites following surgery of an inflammatory aortic aneurysm.
Filippopoulos, "Diagnosis and management of congenital neonatal chylous
ascites," Hippokratia, vol.
During analysis samples (n=50) having visible hemolysis, chylous
or having visible clots were excluded from the study.
At autopsy, additional gross pathologic findings included 350ml of chylous
appearing pleural fluid and serous ascites (700ml).
ascites in a renal transplant recipient under sirolimus (rapamycin) treatment.