Chronic constrictive pericarditis: an “Egg-Shell” calcification
Keywords:Calcification, Computed tomography, Constrictive pericarditis, Fluoroscopy, Pericardiectomy
AbstractChronic constrictive pericarditis is a condition marked by scarred and inelastic pericardium with excessive fibrous tissue and calcium. Here, we report a case of Egg-Shell like calcification in a 30-year-old young adult diagnosed with chronic constrictive pericarditis. The patient was successfully managed with very good prognosis post-pericardiectomy.
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