International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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 [2] | Dr Pritish Ingole [2] | Dr Shivaji Pole | Dr Manish Toshniwal | Dr Ashish Deshpande [2]

Abstract: 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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