Charles Edward Beevor, M.D

1908 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
chylous only during the night time, or when the patient assumed a recumbent position during the day. Examination with the cystoscope showed that the milky urine came from one kidney only. He obtained the urine from the two kidneys separately, and was able to calculate the amount of chyle present as approximately two parts to one of urine. He comes to the conclusion that all cases of chyluria, both tropical and European, are due to a communication between the thoracic duct and the urinary
more » ... the urinary passages, through the lumbar lymphatics. The theory that chyluria is due to an excess of chyle in the blood is no longer tenable.
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