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CASE REPORT
Mediastinal metastasectomy from a primary germ cell testicular tumour resulting in occult thoracic duct injury and chylothorax
  1. Umar Ali,
  2. Edward Wang,
  3. Robert Larbalestier
  1. Cardiothoracic Surgery, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Umar Ali, umar.ali{at}health.wa.gov.au

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  • Contributors RL was the consultant surgeon operating on the patient. EW and UA were involved in the postoperative care of the patient. UA was the primary writer for the case report. EW and RL reviewed and finalised the report.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors RL was the consultant surgeon operating on the patient. EW and UA were involved in the postoperative care of the patient. UA was the primary writer for the case report. EW and RL reviewed and finalised the report.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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