Chronic constrictive pericarditis: an “Egg-Shell” calcification


  • Ramesh Patel Department of Cardiology, Geetanjali Medical College and Hospitals, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • Rohit Gohel Department of Cardiology, Geetanjali Medical College and Hospitals, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India



Calcification, Computed tomography, Constrictive pericarditis, Fluoroscopy, Pericardiectomy


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.


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How to Cite

Patel, R., & Gohel, R. (2019). Chronic constrictive pericarditis: an “Egg-Shell” calcification. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 7(10), 3898–3900.



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