Pericardial effusion

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Diagnosis certain

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


X-rays images show a globular cardiac shadow enlargement.


CT scan confirms a pericardial effusion and a bilateral pleural effusion. 

Case Discussion

Pericardial effusions occur when fluid collects in the pericardial space.

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