An unusual presentation of lymphoma: Chylotamponade

Ercan Erdoĝan, Ahmet Bacaksiz, Mehmet Akkaya, Abdurrahman Tasal, Osman Sönmez, Mehmet Ali Elbey, Ömer Göktekin

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Abstract

Chylopericardium is an uncommon but potentially life-threatening clinic entity. Here we reported a case with chylopericardium causing tamponade and shock as an unusual presentation of lymphoma. The patient was managed by immediate pericardiocentesis. Further analysis of the pericardial fluid revealed immature T-cells compatible with precursor T-lymphoblastic lymphoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)617-620
Number of pages4
JournalHeart and Lung: Journal of Acute and Critical Care
Volume41
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Erdoĝan, E., Bacaksiz, A., Akkaya, M., Tasal, A., Sönmez, O., Elbey, M. A., & Göktekin, Ö. (2012). An unusual presentation of lymphoma: Chylotamponade. Heart and Lung: Journal of Acute and Critical Care, 41(6), 617-620. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2012.02.014