Delayed infection of a pelvic lymphocele following pelvic lymphadenectomy

Joseph M. Carbone, Robert B. Nadler, Arnold D. Bullock, Joseph W. Basler

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Pelvic lymphocele is an infrequent complication of pelvic surgery, usually presenting shortly after surgery. We report a case of an infected pelvic lymphocele presenting more than 1 year after a staging pelvic lymphadenectomy for adenocarcinoma of the prostate. This case illustrates that late infection of pelvic lymphoceles can occur following a pelvic lymphadenectomy and radical prostatectomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)140-142
Number of pages3
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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