Lymphorrhoea as an Early Complication after Decompression of C 5 and C 6 Roots Through Scalenotomy. Successful Treatment with VATS Preceded by Conservative Treatment. Rafał Tkacz, Małgorzata Wojtyś, Konrad Wasilewski, Janusz Wójcik, Jacek Markuszewski, Dariusz Larysz, Tomasz Grodzki Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2014; 16(6):669-673 ICID: 1135130
Article type: Case report
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Lymphorrhoea is a rare complication after orthopaedic surgeries. This paper presents a case of a patient who demonstrated cervical lymphorrhoea as an early complication of scalenotomy. The lymphorrhoea was success - fully stopped through VATS closure of the thoracic duct following initial ineffective conservative treatment.
DOI 10.5604/15093492.1135130 PMID 25694381 - click here to show this article in PubMed