Chylothorax: a rare complication of metastatic prostatic carcinoma.


Journal Article

Chylothorax is an uncommon condition rarely seen in urological oncology and it is an extremely rare complication of prostatic carcinoma. Such a case is described in which successful palliative management with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation therapy was used. Alert recognition of the process and aggressive therapy would appear to be the key to management.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Little, NA; Walther, PJ

Published Date

  • December 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 134 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1215 - 1217

PubMed ID

  • 2414472

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2414472

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-5347

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0022-5347(17)47693-2


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States