cholothorax

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cholo- +‎ thorax

Noun[edit]

cholothorax

  1. (pathology) The presence of bile in the pleural cavity
    • 2015 August 5, Xu-Hua Duan et al., “Intraductal Radiofrequency Ablation Followed by Locoregional Tumor Treatments for Treating Occluded Biliary Stents in Non-Resectable Malignant Biliary Obstruction: A Single-Institution Experience”, in PLoS ONE[1], volume 10, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0134857:
      No patient suffered intraoperative discomfort or postoperative complications such as liver failure, pancreatitis, biliary hemorrhage, biliary fistula formation, biliary infection, hemothorax, pneumothorax, cholothorax, penetrating liver wounds or biliary peritonitis.