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Para-aortic lymphocyst.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7424994     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although numerous articles regarding the etiology, incidence, complications, and management of pelvic lymphocysts have been published in the American literature since 1958, there has been no mention of para-aortic lymphocyst as a complication of para-aortic node dissection. Two recent cases of symptomatic para-aortic lymphocyst have prompted a review of our para-aortic node dissection technique when this procedure is not combined with a more extensive pelvic lymphadenectomy. Our modification in technique is to use retroperitoneal para-aortic drainage by constant pressure-controlled suction following closure of the posterior parietal peritoneum, and the results in our first 15 patients are presented. There were no complications related to the drainage technique. Abdominal ultrasound and intravenous urography have proved to be excellent diagnostic tools in the initial evaluation and subsequent follow-up of para-aortic lymphocytes.
Authors:
B F Helmkamp; H B Krebs; M B Isikoff; S R Poliakoff; H E Averette
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  138     ISSN:  0002-9378     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  1980 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-12-16     Completed Date:  1980-12-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370476     Medline TA:  Am J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  395-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Aorta, Abdominal
Cysts / etiology*
Female
Genital Neoplasms, Female / surgery
Humans
Lymph Node Excision / adverse effects*
Lymphatic Diseases / etiology*
Lymphatic Metastasis
Middle Aged

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