Pericardial calcification

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi

Presentation

Treated for ischaemic cardiomyopathy. presented with cough, and shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Diffuse pericardial calcification seen along the heart borders with dilatation of the right atrium. Bilateral pleural effusion larger on the right with air space opacification. 

 

Case Discussion

Radiological features of pericardial calcification.

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Case information

rID: 68870
Published: 17th Jun 2019
Last edited: 17th Jun 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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