Cholesterol Pericarditis |  NEJM

Cholesterol Pericarditis | NEJM

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  • Anjanaa Vijayanarayanan, MD,
  • and Madhu P. Menon, MD, Ph.D.

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A 64-year-old man with rheumatoid arthritis presented with fatigue and abdominal pain and was found to have pericardial effusion. Pericardiocentesis was performed and microscopy showed cholesterol crystals.


Anjanaa Vijayanarayan, MD
Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI

Madhu P. Menon, MD, Ph.D.
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah
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This article was published on September 10, 2022 on NEJM.org.

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