DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20194169

Chronic constrictive pericarditis: an “Egg-Shell” calcification

Ramesh Patel, Rohit Gohel

Abstract


Chronic 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.

Keywords


Calcification, Computed tomography, Constrictive pericarditis, Fluoroscopy, Pericardiectomy

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