Echocardiographic features of tuberculous pericarditis

Chang Sheng Ku, Kuan Rau Chiou, Shoa Lin Lin, Chun Peng Liu, Hung Ting Chaing

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Echocardiography is a sensitive diagnostic tool for detecting pericardial effusion and intrapericardial abnormalities. A-70-year old man was found to have tuberculous pericarditis. The history and echocardiographic findings are reported, and relevant literature is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)613-616
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Chinese Medical Association
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • Echocardiography
  • Pericarditis
  • Tuberculosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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