Pericardial effusion

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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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Case information

rID: 11755
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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