Un raro caso di versamento pericardico reattivo con tamponamento cardiaco secondario a meningite meningococcica

Translated title of the contribution: A rare case of reactive pericardial effusion with cardiac tamponade subsequent to meningococcal meningitis

Anna Berti, Enrico Rino Bregani, Caterina Valcarenghi

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Abstract

We report a case of cardiac tamponade in a child with meningococcal disease. Despite purulent meningococcal pericarditis is more frequent in children, we found a reactive pericardial effusion responsive to steroids and consistent with a rare immune complex associated pericardial involvement.

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)139-141
Number of pages3
JournalInfezioni in Medicina
Volume21
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2013

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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