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Pneumopericardium: A Case Report

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 11)

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Page : 1149-1152

Keywords : Pneumopericardium; cardiac disorder; cardiac tamponade; pericardiocentecis;

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Pneumopericardium is a rare cardiac disorder characterized by the presence of air in the pericardium. The following case report is of the patient presenting with complaints of breathlessness, fever and cough. He was a known case of B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. X ray was done which was suggestive of pneumopericardium. HRCT guided pericardiocentecis was done. Post procedure patient felt relieved of symptoms and discharged. The probable etiology was infective.

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