The role of histopathology in establishing the diagnosis of tuberculous pericardial effusions in the presence of HIV.

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AIMS To establish the influence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection on the histopathological features of patients presenting with tuberculous pericarditis. METHODS AND RESULTS A prospective study was carried out at Tygerberg Academic Hospital, South Africa; 36 patients with large pericardial effusions had open pericardial biopsies under… (More)

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@article{Reuter2006TheRO, title={The role of histopathology in establishing the diagnosis of tuberculous pericardial effusions in the presence of HIV.}, author={Hanna Reuter and Lesley Jean Burgess and J. Schneider and Wieke van Vuuren and A. F. Doubell}, journal={Histopathology}, year={2006}, volume={48 3}, pages={295-302} }