A Patient Presented with High Fever and Bloody Pericardial Effusion (Hemorrhagic Pericarditis)

The International Arabic Journal of Antimicrobial Agents

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Title A Patient Presented with High Fever and Bloody Pericardial Effusion (Hemorrhagic Pericarditis)
 
Creator Wadi Al Ramahi M.D, FIDSA, Jamal Ahmad
Hamad, Nidal
Annab, Hassan
Al Khalidi, Karim
Abu Khalaf, Omran
Obaidat, Mohammad
 
Description We report a case of hemorrhagic pericarditis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection of the pericardium which is an extremely rare diagnosis. The literature review showed that there were rare cases of tuberculosis-causing hemorrhagic pericarditis, but the diagnosis was made either postmortem or not firmly diagnosed. Our patient was diagnosed as hemorrhagic pericarditis due to M. tuberculosis, he was treated and was discharged.
 
Publisher International Medical Publisher
 
Date 2019-02-23
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/IAJAA/article/view/2340
10.3823/829
 
Source The International Arabic Journal of Antimicrobial Agents; Vol 9 No 1 (2019)
2174-9094
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/IAJAA/article/view/2340/2083
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Jamal Ahmad Wadi Al Ramahi M.D, FIDSA, Nidal Hamad, MD, Hassan Annab, MD, Karim Al Khalidi, MD, Omran Abu Khalaf, MD, Mohammad Obaidat, PharmD
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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