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Vargas CA, Gómez ÁE, Uribe AJ, Salgado AME
Purulent pericarditis. A case report
Arch Cardiol Mex 2006; 76 (1)

Language: Español
References: 32
Page: 83-89
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Purulent pericarditis is an infrequent disease which affects the pericardium and has a high mortality rate. The diagnosis is suspected in a febrile patient with right cardiac failure and a primary infectious source. However, not all patients present in this form therefore the diagnosis and treatment can be difficult and a real challenge. This report is of a patient with this disease and other etiologic possibilities are discussed.

Key words: Purulent pericarditis, Pericardium, Pathology.


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