lymphocele

(redirected from lymphocyst)

lym·pho·cele

(lim'fō-sēl),
A cystic mass that contains lymph, usually from diseased or injured lymphatic channels.
Synonym(s): lymphocyst
[lympho- + G. kēlē, tumor]

lymphocele

[lim′fəsēl]
a tumor that contains lymph from injured lymph vessels. This term is not in common usage. Also called lymphocyst.

lymphocele

(lĭm′fō-sēl) [L. lympha, lymph, + Gr. kele, tumor, swelling]
A cyst that contains lymph.
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Over 80% do not benefit from a pelvic lymphadenectomy, but may suffer from adverse complications such as lymphoedema, lymphocyst formation, neurovascular and ureteral injury, or secondary blood loss.
Wound infection and breakdown were the most common complications, occur ring in 18% of the total population, followed by lymphedema in 9% and lymphocyst in 6%.
In addition-t-o the hysterectomy, there were four postoperative complications: one necrosis of the right uterine cornua, one ureterovaginal fistula, and two lymphocysts.