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Lymphocoele of the thoracic duct: a cause of left supraclavicular fossa.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21257831     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Lymphocoele of the thoracic duct, alternatively referred to as thoracic duct cyst, is an uncommon abnormality that can present occasionally as a left supraclavicular fossa mass. Recognition of the origin of such a neck mass on imaging is crucial to avert unnecessary intervention. A case of such a mass is presented with discussion of the fascinating variable anatomy of the thoracic duct.
C E Offiah; S Twigg
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of radiology     Volume:  84     ISSN:  1748-880X     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Radiol     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-24     Completed Date:  2011-02-28     Revised Date:  2013-06-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373125     Medline TA:  Br J Radiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e27-30     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Radiology, The Royal London Hospital, Barts and The London NHS Trust, Whitechapel, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Lymphocele / complications,  diagnosis*
Mediastinal Cyst / complications,  diagnosis*
Middle Aged
Thoracic Duct*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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