Chyluria associated with radiofrequency ablation of renal cell carcinoma

John Schneider, Uwais B. Zaid, Benjamin N. Breyer, Benjamin M. Yeh, Antonio Westphalen, Fergus V. Coakley, Zhen J. Wang

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Chyluria is a rare condition resulting from an abnormal connection between the lymphatic and urinary collecting system and is known to occur after partial nephrectomy. We report 2 cases of chyluria in patients after radiofrequency ablation of renal cell carcinoma diagnosed on surveillance computed tomography.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)210-212
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 2010



  • Chyluria
  • Fat-fluid level
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Renal cell carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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