purulent pericarditis

pur·u·lent per·i·car·di·tis

pericarditis, usually bacterial, with pus in the sac.
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Most studies of acute pericarditis in children have been limited to case series of purulent pericarditis or pericarditis with large effusions.
Purulent pericarditis is a rare but rapidly progressing and in some cases deadly event.
Hernandez-Gonzalez et al., "Pneumonia and purulent pericarditis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae," Pediatric Emergency Care, vol.
Contrary to purulent pericarditis, RMP represents a late complication and very few cases have been reported in literature.
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.7 Sepsis itself poses a threat to HD or CKD patients, but if it is caused by resistant pathogens the situation becomes even more gruesome.
* Cardiac tamponade and constrictive pericarditis are more commonly associated with specific underlying aetiologies, particularly TB and purulent pericarditis. [19]
Purulent pericarditis due to co-infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae and Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a patient with features of advanced HIV infection.
Purulent pericarditis results in cardiac tamponade in 80% of cases.
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.
(4.) Can F Demirbilek M, Erdem B, Ciftci U, Tunao?lu M, Laleli Y A purulent pericarditis caused by Salmonella typhimurium.
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.