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Pericardial effusion complicating Swineorigin Influenzae A(H1N1) infection in a 50-year-old woman.
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PMID:  23348187     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acute pericarditis is a well-recognized but rare complication of numerous viral infections. We report a case of a 50-year-old woman with novel inluenza A (H1N1) infection complicated by pericardial effusion. Resolution of both symptoms and pericardial effusion occurred after a treatment with oseltamivirin and ibuprofen. There were no signs of acute left or right ventricle dysfunction. Pericarditis and pericardial effusion are occasionally associated with inluenza A infections. To our knowledge, this is a rare case of pericardial effusion associated with inluenza A (H1N1) reported during the current novel inluenza A (H1N1) pandemic that responded well to conservative management.
Authors:
Marijana Knežević Praveček; Irzal Hadžibegović; Božena Coha; Pejo Samardžić; Blaženka Mišić; Marica Jandrić Balen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medicinski glasnik : official publication of the Medical Association of Zenica-Doboj Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1840-0132     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Glas Ljek komore Zenicko-doboj kantona     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101250177     Medline TA:  Med Glas Ljek komore Zenicko-doboj kantona     Country:  Bosnia and Hercegovina    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  173-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, General Hospital Dr. J. Benčević, Slavonski Brod, Croatia.
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