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Lymphoscintigraphy Chylous Ascites and Lymphocele Demonstration

GREGG, DAVID C., M.D.*; WELLS, ROBERT G., M.D.*; STY, JOHN R., M.D.

Clinical Nuclear Medicine: April 1988 - Volume 13 - Issue 4 - p 300
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A 12-year-old girl had a gradual onset of abdominal detention. A computed tomographic study of the abdomen showed a fluid-filted peritoneal cavity without masses. The fluid was chylous in nature. A lymphoscintigram was performed to evaluate for the site of obstruction or leakage. A positive contrast radiographic pedal lymphogram is shown for comparison. The value of lymphoscintigraphy is illustrated.

Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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