Iatrogenic inguinal chyle fistula: A rare case report

N. H. Zubaidah, A. Y. Jasmi, H. Hanafiah, A. H. Shaker, C. M. Asri, A. R. Emad, Srijit Das*

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Chyle fistula may be common in the neck and thorax region but it is a rare entity in the inguinal region. The rarity of the incidence of chyle fistula and the tremendous response to conservative management are the important aspects to be remembered. We hereby report a case of iatrogenic inguinal chyle fistula complicating a femoral vein cannulation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)431-432
Number of pages2
JournalRomanian Journal of Morphology and Embryology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Chyle
  • Femoral
  • Fistula
  • Iatrogenic
  • Lymphatic
  • Venous cannulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Embryology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Cell Biology


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