Unusual presentation of pericardial effusion
Suyash Kulkarni, Dilip Karnad
Cardiac tamponade, cough syncope, pericardial effusion
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Kulkarni S, Karnad D. Unusual presentation of pericardial effusion. Indian J Crit Care Med 2012; 16 (4):219-221.
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Cough syncope is classically described in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and it is quite rare to find a treatable condition for the same. However, it is extremely rare to have cough syncope due to pericardial effusion. We present a case of pericardial effusion who presented to the intensive care with cough syncope.
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