Pneumopericardium: A Case Report
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020

Pneumopericardium: A Case Report

Dr Tukaram Aute, Dr Pritish Ingole, Dr Shivaji Pole, Dr Manish Toshniwal, Dr Ashish Deshpande

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.

Keywords: Pneumopericardium, cardiac disorder, cardiac tamponade, pericardiocentecis

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020

Pages: 1149 - 1152

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Dr Tukaram Aute, Dr Pritish Ingole, Dr Shivaji Pole, Dr Manish Toshniwal, Dr Ashish Deshpande, "Pneumopericardium: A Case Report", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SR201120123429, Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020, 1149 - 1152

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