From the case: Pericardial effusion

Modality: Ultrasound

- “ Radiograph - increased cardiothoracic ratio. US done for abdomen - shows pericardial effusion with thick septa. ”

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  • Pericardial effusion - “ Pericardial effusions occur when excess fluid collects in the pericardial space (a normal pericardial sac contains approximately 30-50 mL of fluid...”
  • Effusive-constrictive pericarditis - “ Effusive-constrictive pericarditis is a rare constrictive pericardial syndrome of a constellation of findings in which a fibrotic visceral pericar...”

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