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Acute cardiac tamponade secondary to congenital factor V deficiency.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8960624     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Spontaneous cardiac tamponade secondary to a congenital coagulation defect has never been reported. We report a case of acute cardiac tamponade in a patient with a known factor V deficiency. This patient presented with classic signs of acute cardiac tamponade and an enlarged cardiac silhouette. After diagnostic two-dimensional echocardiography and treatment with fresh-frozen plasma, the patient underwent emergent pericardiocentesis followed by complete pericardiectomy.
Authors:
S C Schultz; J Breall; R Hannan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology     Volume:  88     ISSN:  0008-6312     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiology     Publication Date:    1997 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-03-10     Completed Date:  1997-03-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1266406     Medline TA:  Cardiology     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  48-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Adult
Cardiac Tamponade / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy
Echocardiography
Factor V Deficiency / blood,  complications,  congenital*
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Male
Pericardiectomy
Plasma Exchange

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