Gold paint pericarditis

Gold paint pericarditis is synonym of cholesterol pericarditis.

“When there are many flakes of crystallized cholesterol, they develop a satiny sheen, imparting a “gold paint” appearance”-spodick

-It can be seen idiopathic, tuberculosis, rheumatoid arthritis, after traumatic hemopericardium, in myxedema and granulomatous pericarditis

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