Lymphorrhea refers to cutaneous leakage of lymph.
(1) cutaneous leakage of a whitish fluid from a body region with lymphedema
(2) often the presence a lymphocele or lymphocutaneous fistula
(1) fluid shows chylomicrons and high triglycerides
(2) absence of pus with negative Gram stain
(2) cutaneous leakage of edema fluid
(1) postoperative or posttraumatic
Therapeutic interventions may include:
(1) negative pressure wound care
(3) ocreotide or somatostatin therapy
(4) radiation therapy
(6) sclerotherapy (with bleomycin or other chemical agent)
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