Thoracic duct injury in penetrating neck trauma

M. H. Whiteford, F. Abdullah, J. J. Vernick, R. Rabinovici*

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Abstract

Thoracic duct laceration from penetrating neck trauma is a rare injury associated with significant morbidity. Seventy-one cases published in the English literature in the last 50 years, along with one new case, were reviewed in an attempt to characterize the clinical profile, treatment, and outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1072-1075
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Surgeon
Volume61
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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