Chylothorax

Chylothorax

Congenital chylothorax is the most prevalent form of fetal/neonatal hydrothorax. Lymph is generated in the interstitium and carried in lymphatic vessels in a unidirectional flow, joining the venous system near the junction of the left internal jugular and the left subclavian veins. Lymph contains cellular components (lymphocytes), protein, coagulation factors, and…