Unusual Pericardial Calcification in Gaucher's Disease

Israel Tamari*, Michael Motro, Henry N. Neufeld

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Gaucher's disease is a hereditary metabolic disorder characterized by the abnormal accumulation of glucocerebrosides in reticuloendothelial cells. A 58-year-old man had Gaucher's disease and suffered from hypersplenism, cirrhosis of the liver, and free-floating calcifications in the pericardial space. The literature of the pericardial involvement in Gaucher's disease is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2010-2011
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Internal Medicine
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1983
Externally publishedYes


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