International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2021)

Cardiac tamponade as initial presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus: A Case Report


Surya Saini, Dinesh Bisht, Pawan Kumar

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease that can involve any organ system, exhibiting great diversity in presentation. Although pericarditis and pericardial effusion are common cardiac complications of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), cardiac tamponade is a very rare initial manifestation of this disease.. We report the case of 8 years old girl from Himachal who presented with cardiac tamponade secondary to pericardial effusion as the initial presenting symptom of SLE.
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Surya Saini, Dinesh Bisht, Pawan Kumar. Cardiac tamponade as initial presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus: A Case Report. International Journal of Medical and Health Research, Volume 7, Issue 3, 2021, Pages 64-65
International Journal of Medical and Health Research