Year : 2008  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 68--69

Bacterial pericarditis presenting as hemorrhagic pericardial effusion in a 6-year-old girl


Anita Saxena, Navneet Singh, S Ramakrishnan, Shyamsunder Kothari 
 Department of Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Anita Saxena
Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
India

Hemorrhagic pericardial effusion is known to occur due to tuberculosis, malignancy, uremia or trauma. We present a rare case of a 6 year old girl with bacterial pericarditis who had hemorrhagic pericardial effusion with cardiac tamponade.


How to cite this article:
Saxena A, Singh N, Ramakrishnan S, Kothari S. Bacterial pericarditis presenting as hemorrhagic pericardial effusion in a 6-year-old girl.Ann Pediatr Card 2008;1:68-69


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Saxena A, Singh N, Ramakrishnan S, Kothari S. Bacterial pericarditis presenting as hemorrhagic pericardial effusion in a 6-year-old girl. Ann Pediatr Card [serial online] 2008 [cited 2022 May 17 ];1:68-69
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