Effusive-Constrictive Pericarditis Secondary to Primary Pericardial Lymphoma: A Case Report

Mauricio Anaya-Cisneros, Matthew S. Tong, Alejandro R. Calvo


Few cases of primary cardiac lymphoma (PCL) are found in the literature. We report the case of an 85 year-old male who presented with cardiac tamponade and effusive-constrictive pericarditis secondary to primary cardiac lymphoma involving only the pericardium. There have been no prior published cases with these rare scenarios.

World J Oncol. 2012;3(2):87-90
doi: https://doi.org/10.4021/wjon449w


Pericardial lymphoma; Extranodal NHL; Cardiac tamponade; Effusive-constrictive pericarditis; Rituximab; Liver failure 

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