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Chylothorax, new insights in treatment

Authors: Pavlos Papoulidis, Puwalani Vidanapathirana, Joel Dunning

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Approximately 2.4 liters of chyle is circulating through the lymphatic system every day. A rupture or damage of the thoracic duct would result in accumulation of huge amounts of fluid in the pleural (1).

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