An unusual case of pericardial constriction

Br J Cardiol 2002;9:615-6 Leave a comment
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An unusual case of pericardial constriction Michael Pitt, Stephen Rooney, R Gordon Murray Pericardial constriction remains a rare condition. The precise aetiology is undefined in up to 50% of cases. We describe a case of rapidly progressive pericardial constriction and highlight how post-mortem examination remains useful in establishing unexpected diagnoses.

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