Primary idiopathic chylopericardium.

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Abstract

Chylopericardium is a rare entity which is usually associated with trauma (thoracic duct lesions), neoplasia or filaria infection. Primary forms are even rarer and are caused by lymphatic circulation malformations. We present the case of a 52-year-old male patient with primary chylopericardium. We discuss the diagnostic approach, as well as the favorable clinical evolution with conservative management.
Original languageUnknown
Pages (from-to)325-32
JournalRevista Portuguesa de Cardiologia
Volume28
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

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Primary idiopathic chylopericardium. / Albino, José António Pereira.

In: Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia, Vol. 28, No. 3, 01.01.2009, p. 325-32.

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