Bacterial pericarditis presenting as hemorrhagic pericardial effusion in a 6-year-old girl

Hemorrhagic pericardial effusion is known to occur due to tuberculosis, malignancy, uremia or trauma. We present a rare case of a 6 year old girl with bacterial pericarditis who had hemorrhagic pericardial effusion with cardiac tamponade.

Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Saxena Anita, Singh Navneet, Ramakrishnan S, Kothari Shyamsunder
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2008-01-01
Series:Annals of Pediatric Cardiology
Online Access:;year=2008;volume=1;issue=1;spage=68;epage=69;aulast=Saxena