Massive pericardial effusion, nutmeg liver
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Hartung M, Massive pericardial effusion, nutmeg liver. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 26 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-78354
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Massive pericardial effusion. Enlarged upper mediastinal lymph nodes. Nutmeg liver. Ascites.
Massive pericardial effusion resulting in elevated right heart pressures and nutmeg liver. The cause of the effusion is not known but may be related to chronic parasitic infection due to the endemic area.