Acute Pericarditis and Cardiac Tamponade in a Patient with COVID-19: A Therapeutic Challenge
KeywordsCOVID-19, acute pericarditis, cardiac tamponade
We report a case of acute viral pericarditis and cardiac tamponade in a patient with COVID-19 to highlight the associated treatment challenges, especially given the uncertainty associated with the safety of standard treatment. We also discuss complications associated with delayed diagnosis in patients who potentially may need mechanical ventilation.
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