Cardiac tamponade following varicella

Richard Kirk, Neil Marlow, Shakeel A. Qureshi

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An 18-month-old girl presented with cardiac tamponade five weeks after varicella. An emergency pericardiocentesis was performed and, subsequently, an anterior pericardiectomy. She eventually made a complete recovery following corticosteroid treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-223
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Nov 1987


  • Cardiac tamponade
  • Varicella

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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