Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 6, Number 12, December 2015, pages 568-571

Late Occurrence of Traumatic Chylothorax in a Multi-Trauma Patient With a Thoracic Spine Fracture-Dislocation


Figure 1.
Figure 1. 3D reconstruction computer tomography of patient’s thoracic spine demonstrating the T7 vertebra fracture-dislocation upon T8 vertebra.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Chest X-ray demonstrating the bilateral thoracostomies that patient had during his initial presentation in the ICU.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Chest X-ray demonstrating the chyle concentration in the base of patient’s left lung.
Figure 4.
Figure 4. Axial contrast computer tomography of patient’s thoracic cavity demonstrating the left-sided chyle accumulation.