Pseudocyst of the pericardium developing during maintenance hemodialysis. Report of two cases.

@article{Kuroda1975PseudocystOT,
  title={Pseudocyst of the pericardium developing during maintenance hemodialysis. Report of two cases.},
  author={Masao Kuroda and Taiji Tohyama and Masahiro Noto and Y Tohfuku and Ryoyu Takeda and Masanobu Kitagawa},
  journal={Nephron},
  year={1975},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={124-30}
}
Two cases of pericardial pseudocyst which developed in the course of maintenance hemodialysis are reported. Both patients were usually free of complaints, although there was evidence of the previous pericarditis with recent accumulation of pericardial effusion. As a possible mechanism leading to pericardial pseudocyst formation, distension of a weak area of the thickened pericardium due to an increase in intrapericardial pressure was assumed. Therefore, pericardial pseudocyst is one of the… CONTINUE READING