Major vessel venous thrombosis in patients of posttubercular
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Constrictive pericarditis is characterized by the encasement of the heart by a nonpliable pericardium.Tuberculosis remains one of the common causes of chronic constrictive pericarditis in Indian population. Pericardiectomy is the only definitive treatment. Thrombosis of neck veins in constrictive pericarditis is extremely rare and to date, extremely few cases have been reported the reason for highlighting these cases was that these patients are at high risk of pulmonary thromboembolism, especially during manipulation and the importance of ultrasound-guided central venous catheter placement to prevent thromboembolic complications. This article reports a two cases of constrictive pericarditis complicated with major vessel venous thrombosis. The patient underwent a successful pericardectomy...

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