• Nontraumatic chylopericardium without chylothorax is rare. We describe a patient with chylopericardium associated with intravenous drug addiction. To our knowledge, this association has not been reported previously. The patient underwent total pericardiectomy and had had no recurrence 24 months after surgery.
(Arch Intern Med 1984;144:1857-1858)
Chan RMT, Dodek A. Chylopericardium in a Drug Addict. Arch Intern Med. 1984;144(9):1857-1858. doi:10.1001/archinte.1984.00350210185031