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Lymphatic Leak associated with a PICC placement

Has anyone seen this recently or have any experience with this problem?  Has anyone seen this in literature?




Lymph nodes are plentiful in

Lymph nodes are plentiful in the arm and neck. It is quite possible that your insertion damaged a nearby node and it is now leaking from the insertion site. Usually there is no easy way to solve this problem short of removal and reinsertion at a new site. 

Lynn Hadaway, M.Ed., RN, NPD-BC, CRNI

Lynn Hadaway Associates, Inc.

PO Box 10

Milner, GA 30257


Office Phone 770-358-7861

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