SESSION TITLE: Rare Pulmonary Disorders
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Slide
PRESENTED ON: Monday, October 24, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
INTRODUCTION: Cholethorax is a rare cause of pleural effusion but is a well documented complication of biliary manipulation. The mechanism behind this has always been documented as a biliary-pleural fistula. We describe a new etiology utilizing a transdiaphragmatic biliary gradient to support our claim.