Use of pelvic lymphoscintigraphy to demonstrate lymphoid fluid leakage in an ovarian cancer patient with chylous ascites

Dom Gene Tu, Wei Jen Yao, Yi Hsun Chen, Shu Mu Hwang

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Abstract

Despite radiotherapy and chemotherapy, chylous ascites occur frequently in patients with ovarian cancer. We report a case of ovarian cancer with massive chylous ascites and describe the use of lymphoscintigraphy to demonstrate pelvic lymph nodes and lymphoid fluid leakage to the pelvic floor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-166
Number of pages4
JournalKaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences
Volume24
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Mar

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  • Medicine(all)

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