A Rare Case of Pneumopericardium in the Setting of Tuberculous Constrictive Pericarditis


A 28-year-old Filipino male was admitted due to high-grade fevers and dyspnea on a background of chronic cough and weight loss. Due to clinical and echocardiographic signs of cardiac tamponade, emergency pericardiocentesis was performed on his first hospital day. Five days after, chest radiographs showed new pockets of radiolucency within the cardiac shadow… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2017/4257452


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