Pericardiectomy in post-traumatic suppurative constrictive pericarditis: case report

Abstract

A 13-year-old male was seen at the Hospital with a 5-months history of right chest swelling, pain and recurrent fever and breathlessness on mild exertion. There was a history of gunshot to his chest two and half years before presentation.On admission he was febrile with a temperature of 39 degrees C. The chest wall swelling measuring 6 cm/6 cm was tender… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1757-1626-2-9292

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