purulent pericarditis

pur·u·lent per·i·car·di·tis

pericarditis, usually bacterial, with pus in the sac.
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1,18) RMP may be more severe than purulent pericarditis and cardiac tamponade can be relatively frequent requiring high dosages of steroids and/or pericardiocentesis.
In HD patients it is a common observation that bacteraemia gets complicated with endocarditis, epidural abscess, purulent pericarditis, septic arthritis, septic pulmonary emboli, liver abscess and endophthalmia.
Cardiac tamponade and constrictive pericarditis are more commonly associated with specific underlying aetiologies, particularly TB and purulent pericarditis.
Purulent pericarditis due to co-infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae and Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a patient with features of advanced HIV infection.
The patient's general status was controlled and two antibiotics were started in the patient who was thought to have acute purulent pericarditis initially in the first evaluation.
Purulent pericarditis usually manifests as a diffuse inflammation of the pericardium with accumulation of pus within the pericardial space.
An autopsy was performed, and the cause of death was determined to be purulent pericarditis secondary to seleroderma with a contributory cause of bronchopneumonia.
Carol H Kauffman et al (19) studied 5 patients with purulent pericarditis, here the predisposing factors were untreated pneumococcal pneumonia.
5 Additionally, left anterolateral thoracotomy should be suggested for purulent pericarditis to avoid ster-nal infection.
malignancy, 2; purulent pericarditis, 2; nephrotic syndrome, 1; systemic lupus erythematosus, 1).