Pericardial effusion

Case contributed by Henrik Borgesen

Presentation

Shortness of breath, blue lips, blue and cold fingers.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

X-ray show a markedly enlarged cardiac silhouette.

Case Discussion

 The differential diagnosis includes cardiomyopathy and pericardial effusion.

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Case Information

rID: 24791
Case created: 12th Sep 2013
Last edited: 6th Sep 2015
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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