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82 Possible Causes for Thoracic Duct Obstruction

  • Ligation of the Thoracic Duct

    Obstruction Of Thoracic Duct Sometimes in filarial infection, the thoracic duct is obstructed by microfilarial parasites (Wuchereriabancrofti) leading to widespread effects[earthslab.com] It occurred to one of us (H.L.A.) that thoracic-duct ligation might provide a model for a study of the effect of lymphatic obstruction dissociated from venous hypertension[nejm.org] Immediate ligation of duct is required to stop the leakage.[earthslab.com]

  • Mediastinal Metastasis

    ducts. [8] Because of the compression of tumors, the lymphatic obstruction of tumor thrombi, and the presence of intrapulmonary and intermediastinal direct lymphatic return[cancerjournal.net] […] pathways, and lymphatic drainages in some lung segments have even exceeded the scope of mediastinal lymph nodes, which were directly injected into the subclavian veins and thoracic[cancerjournal.net]

  • Abdominal Surgery

    Zhang J 1, 2, 3, 4 , Du Z 1, 2, 3, 4 , Bi J 1, 2, 3, 4 , Wu Z 4 , Lv Y 1, 2, 3, 4 , Zhang X 1, 2, 3, 4 , Wu R 1, 2, 3 . Abstract Many pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) patients underwent abdominal surgery before. However, little is known about the impact of previous abdominal surgery on the clinical characteristics and prognosis[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thoracic Surgery

    Abstract A 62-year-old woman with a middle mediastinal hemangioma was successfully treated using a video-assisted thoracic surgery approach facilitated by segmental rib resection, despite an initial radiological study that showed encasement by the surrounding great vessels. Pathological examination confirmed a[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    BACKGROUND: Advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma still remains associated with a desperate prognosis. Nevertheless, treatment options for patients with metastasized disease have improved considerably over the last few years. Recently, cytotoxic combination therapies such as the FOLFIRINOX regimen and combined[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Retroperitoneal Disorder

    TEXTBOOKS Schumacher Jr, HR. Multifocal fibrosclerosis. In: Bennett JC and Plum F, Eds. Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 20th ed. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Co; 1996:1529. Yamada T, et al., eds. Textbook of Gastroenterology. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: J.B. Lippincott Company; 1995:2317. JOURNAL ARTICLES Meier P, et al.[…][rarediseases.org]

  • Filariasis

    Da Wikimedia Commons, l'archivio di file multimediali liberi Jump to navigation Jump to search Lymphatic Filariasis is a parasitic and infectious tropical disease, caused by the thread-like parasitic filarial worms, Wuchereria bancrofti , Brugia malayi , and Brugia timori , all transmitted by mosquitoes. It is extremely rare in[…][commons.wikimedia.org]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Lymphoma - Non-Hodgkin: Introduction ON THIS PAGE: You will find some basic information about this disease and the parts of the body it may affect. This is the first page of Cancer.Net’s Guide to Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Use the menu to see other pages. Think of that menu as a roadmap for this complete guide.[…][cancer.net]

  • Disseminated Histoplasmosis

    Abstract Histoplasmosis is an uncommon cause of hepatosplenomegaly in South Africa. A case of immune reconstitution syndrome (IRS) to disseminated histoplasmosis in a patient presented to a tertiary hospital in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, is described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Abdominal Radiation

    Abstract The absorption of oral digoxin and of desmethyldiazepam, from its precursor clorazepate, was studied in seven patients who had received abdominal and/or pelvic radiation therapy for neoplastic disease. All patients were in remission and had normal renal function and no evidence of malabsorption. Single[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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