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.
But lymphadenectomy is time-consuming, requires a specialized gynecologic surgeon, and is associated with some increase in the risk of morbidity--namely, lymphedema, lymphocyst formation, deep-vein thrombosis (DVT), and 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%.
infections, thromboembolism, lymphocysts, and lymphoedema) were also compared between the two groups.
In addition-t-o the hysterectomy, there were four postoperative complications: one necrosis of the right uterine cornua, one ureterovaginal fistula, and two lymphocysts.