JOSEPH GORDON, M.D.
Traumatic chylothorax is sufficiently uncommon to warrant an additional case report in the literature. The case here reported is the first instance of this condition observed in a series of 3,000 admissions to the tuberculosis division of this institution during a period of 10 years. One might justifiably expect that such cases, if they did occur at all frequently, would often find their way into an institution where diseases of the chest make up a major portion of the admissions.
N. O., a white male, aged 31 years, was admitted on August 11, 1937 on the advice of
GORDON J. TRAUMATIC CHYLOTHORAX: CASE REPORT1. Ann Intern Med. ;13:1998–2004. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-10-1998
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(10):1998-2004.
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