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Chylous ascites after retroperitoneal aortocava lymphadenectomy for endometrial cancer: a case report
1 Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Donostia University Hospital, Donostia (Spain)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2014, 35(2), 178–179; https://doi.org/10.12892/ejgo24382014
Published: 10 April 2014
This is a case report of chylous ascites after retroperitoneal aortocava lymphadenectomy for endometrial cancer. There are few reports of chylous ascites in gynecologic surgery. Treatment is primarily conservative. The present case was resolved with a low fat diet with medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) supplements and somatostatin IV.
Para-aortic lymph node dissection