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Division

West Florida

Hospital

Largo

Specialty

Internal Medicine

Document Type

Poster

Publication Date

5-2020

Keywords

Chylopericardium, chylous

Disciplines

Cardiovascular Diseases | Internal Medicine

Abstract

  • Idiopathic chylopericardiumis a rare entity in which the acculumation of chylousfluid surrounds the pericardial space.
  • Herein, we present a case of a 50 year old healthy female patient with no known past medical history that was diagnosed with idiopathic chylopericardiumand was successfully treated using a pleurXcatheter drainage for two and a half weeks and a low fat diet.

Idiopathic Chylopericardium: A Rare Entity

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