chyle fistula

chyle fistula

a leak of chyle from a lymph vessel to the skin surface; a complication of radical neck dissection when the thoracic duct is injured.

chyle fis·tu·la

(kīl fis'tyū-lă)
A leak of chyle from a lymph vessel to the skin surface; a complication of radical neck dissection when the thoracic duct is injured.