Year : 2022  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 87--89

Coxsackie B viral infection presenting with hemorrhagic pericardial effusion and pleural effusion


Krishna Prasad Maram, Vikram Kudumula, Venkata Rama Rao Paturi 
 Department of Pediatrics, Andhra Hospitals, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Dr. Krishna Prasad Maram
Andhra Hospitals, Vijayawada - 520002
India

We report an 11-year-old female child presenting with hemorrhagic pericardial effusion causing cardiac tamponade along with moderate left ventricular dysfunction, who screened positive for Coxsackie B infection in the setting of cough, shortness of breath, and chest pain. She needed emergency pericardiocentesis. She also had massive bilateral hemorrhagic pleural effusions requiring bilateral chest drains placement. With a presumed diagnosis of acute myopericarditis, she was treated with steroids and ibuprofen. She made a full recovery without any further recurrence of pericardial or pleural effusion.


How to cite this article:
Maram KP, Kudumula V, Paturi VR. Coxsackie B viral infection presenting with hemorrhagic pericardial effusion and pleural effusion.Ann Pediatr Card 2022;15:87-89


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Maram KP, Kudumula V, Paturi VR. Coxsackie B viral infection presenting with hemorrhagic pericardial effusion and pleural effusion. Ann Pediatr Card [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Aug 16 ];15:87-89
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