Acute heart failure due to invasive pneumococcal disease and purulent pericarditis: A case report

This report describes a 61-year-old female with no previous cardiovascular history presented with acute heart failure. Clinical, laboratory, and imaging findings suggested the diagnosis of pneumococcal invasive disease with concomitant purulent pericarditis. Prompt pharmacological and operatory trea...

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Main Authors: Gregorio Tersalvi, Manuela Averaimo, Dario Winterton, Francesca Scopigni
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2021-01-01
Series:Heart and Mind
Online Access:;year=2021;volume=5;issue=2;spage=58;epage=60;aulast=Tersalvi