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Systemic lupus erythematosus: an unusual cause of cardiac tamponade in a young man.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16154807     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Although pericarditis and pericardial effusion are common cardiac complications of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), cardiac tamponade is a very rare initial manifestation of this disease. We describe a case of a young male patient in whom cardiac tamponade secondary to a loculated pericardial effusion was the presenting symptom of SLE.
Serkan Topaloglu; Dursun Aras; Kumral Ergun; Hakan Altay; Omer Alyan; Ahmet Akgul
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2005-09-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of echocardiography : the journal of the Working Group on Echocardiography of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1525-2167     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2006 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-11-06     Completed Date:  2007-02-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100890618     Medline TA:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  460-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Türkiye Yüksek Ihtisas Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Tamponade / etiology*,  ultrasonography
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / complications*,  diagnosis
Pericardial Effusion / etiology*,  ultrasonography

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