Pericardial effusion

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Fever for one month.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
x_ray

Enlargement of the cardiac silhouette. Left hemidiaphragm elevation. 

ultrasound

Pericardial effusion is evident. 

Case Discussion

Radiograph - increased cardiothoracic ratio.

US done for abdomen - shows pericardial effusion with thick septa.

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