Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Trans-thoracic echocardiography confirmed calcification is pericardial rather than myocardial and also demonstrated constrictive pericarditis. The...”

Used in the following article:

  • Pericarditis - “ Pericarditis is defined as inflammation of the pericardium. It is normally found in association with cardiac, thoracic or wider systemic pathology...”
  • Cardiac calcification - “ Cardiac calcification is a broad term for any calcification affecting the valves, coronary arteries, aortic root, endocardium, myocardium, and/or ...”
  • Panzerherz (heart) - “ Panzerherz (or armoured heart) is a term used to describe the appearance of the heart in calcified constrictive pericarditis. The pericardium bec...”
  • Pericardial calcification - “ Pericardial calcification usually occurs in patients with a history of pericarditis.  Pathology Etiology uremia previous trauma or prior peric...”
  • Constrictive pericarditis - “ Constrictive pericarditis (or perhaps better termed pericardial constriction) is a type of pericarditis which leads to diastolic dysfunction and p...”

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