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Late onset-lymphocele after renal transplantation

By Fu-Keung LI, Sai-Man CHU, Man-Fai LAM, Po-Chor TAM, Chi-Kit LEE, Sydney TANG, Bo-Ying CHOY, Tak-Mao CHAN and Kar-Neng LAI


AbstractSymptomatic lymphoceles that occur early after renal transplantation are usually managed by surgical marsupialization with drainage into the peritoneal cavity. Late-onset lymphocele, however, is more uncommon and is etiologically different from the former type. We report a patient, who was detected to have a lymphocele 11 years after renal transplantation. The treatment of which presented one of the biggest challenges in the management of postrenal transplant complications

Publisher: The Hong Kong Society of Nephrology. Published by Elsevier Ltd
Year: 2000
DOI identifier: 10.1016/S1561-5413(09)60036-3
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