purulent pericarditis

pur·u·lent per·i·car·di·tis

pericarditis, usually bacterial, with pus in the sac.
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Gastropericardial fistula, purulent pericarditis, and cardiac tamponade after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication.
malignancy, 2; purulent pericarditis, 2; nephrotic syndrome, 1; systemic lupus erythematosus, 1).
An autopsy was performed, and the cause of death was determined to be purulent pericarditis secondary to seleroderma with a contributory cause of bronchopneumonia.
Purulent pericarditis is a well-known although rare complication of Staphylococcus aureus infection in modern practice.
aureus accounts for approximately one-fourth of cases of purulent pericarditis.
Possible explanations include hematogenous seeding or direct extension into a preexisting pericardial cyst or localized purulent pericarditis occurring in a patient with old pericardial adhesions.
Primary and secondary purulent pericarditis in otherwise healthy adults.
Purulent pericarditis with associated cardiac tamponade caused by a Streptococcus pneumoniae strain highly resistant to penicillin, cefotaxime, and ceftriaxone.
Clinical, microbiologic and therapeutic aspects of purulent pericarditis.
The expected increase in frequency of purulent pericarditis with the advent of cardiothoracic operations has been offset by the widespread use of antibiotics and the decrease in bacterial infections in general.
These figures were from the study by Cabot of 186 necropsy patients with purulent pericarditis (28).