Cardiac Tamponade as a Result of Mycobacterium avium-complex Pleural Effusion

Athanasios Kapetanopoulos, Ahmad Habboub, Linda Gillam, Jack W. Ross

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Abstract

Patients with advanced AIDS are prone to opportunistic infections, including disseminated disease from Mycobacterium avium-complex (MAC). We describe the first reported case of MAC related pleural effusion causing cardiac tamponade.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-151
Number of pages5
JournalConnecticut Medicine
Volume68
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Mycobacterium avium Complex
Cardiac Tamponade
Pleural Effusion
Opportunistic Infections
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

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  • Medicine(all)

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Kapetanopoulos, A., Habboub, A., Gillam, L., & Ross, J. W. (2004). Cardiac Tamponade as a Result of Mycobacterium avium-complex Pleural Effusion. Connecticut Medicine, 68(3), 147-151.
Kapetanopoulos, Athanasios ; Habboub, Ahmad ; Gillam, Linda ; Ross, Jack W. / Cardiac Tamponade as a Result of Mycobacterium avium-complex Pleural Effusion. In: Connecticut Medicine. 2004 ; Vol. 68, No. 3. pp. 147-151.
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Cardiac Tamponade as a Result of Mycobacterium avium-complex Pleural Effusion. / Kapetanopoulos, Athanasios; Habboub, Ahmad; Gillam, Linda; Ross, Jack W.

In: Connecticut Medicine, Vol. 68, No. 3, 01.03.2004, p. 147-151.

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