Gastroenterology Research, ISSN 1918-2805 print, 1918-2813 online, Open Access
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Case Report

Volume 1, Number 1, December 2008, pages 57-59

Refractory Chylous Ascites


Figure 1.
Figure 1. MRI showing massive ascites and a hepatic hamangioma.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Peritoneum showing dilated lymphatics with normal CD34 positive endothelium.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Intraoperative picture showing lymphangiectasia and a lymphatic leak (chylous effusion is stained with Sudan Black B).