Brucellar pericarditis: a report of four cases and review of the literature


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KAYA S., Eskazan A. E. , ELALDI N.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, cilt.17, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ijid.2013.01.001
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Özet

Background: Brucellosis, a disease endemic in many countries including Turkey, is a systemic infectious disease. Cardiovascular complications are not frequent, and endocarditis is the main cardiac manifestation of brucellosis. Pericarditis in the absence of concomitant endocarditis is extremely rare.