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glossary:lymphocele [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||Abnormal collection of [[lymphatic]] fluid that can occur following [[surgery]]. For example, a pararenal lymphocele is seen in 10 % of renal transplants within one month of surgery. It is best visualized by ultrasound as a low echogenicity collection which may have thickened septa and internal debris. If necessary it can be drained under ultrasound guidance. |
|+||Also referred to as a [[lymphocyst]]|