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Bilateral Chylothorax Following Left Neck Dissection and Literature Review
BackgroundAlthough chyle leakage may occur in the neck when the thoracic duct is damaged during cervical dissection, it is extremely rare for the chylothorax alone to leak chyle into the thoracic cavity. Case presentationWe report a case of bilateral chylothorax without chyle cervical leakage after left neck dissection, wherein partial left upper jaw resection and left radical neck dissection were performed in a 46-year-old woman who was diagnosed with left upper gingival cancer. The thoracicdoi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-141175/v2 fatcat:ezxzmknlrbhzdkhjqf55ue5k2q