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Chylopericardium associated with constrictive pericarditis assessed by multimodality imaging
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  • Emmanuel Androulakis,
  • Konstantinos Bratis,
  • TP Chua,
  • Venkatachalam Chandrasekaran
Emmanuel Androulakis
Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
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Konstantinos Bratis
St George's University Hospital
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TP Chua
St George's University Hospital
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Venkatachalam Chandrasekaran
St George's University Hospital
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Abstract

Abstract An 80-year-old male patient developed exertional dyspnea and bilateral peripheral oedema. Investigations including an echocardiogram, cardiac computed tomography and cardiac magnetic resonance suggested calcific pericardial thickening encapsulating the heart with associated constriction. This is an interesting case as constriction was associated with a large chylopericardium of unknown cause

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

13 Dec 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
21 Dec 2020Assigned to Editor
21 Dec 2020Submission Checks Completed
13 Jan 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
16 Jan 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending