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Brucella pericarditis: A forgotten cause of chest pain
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Background: Brucellosis pericarditis is an extremely rare involvement of the cardiovascular system with Brucella species that has worldwide distribution and is endemic in many provinces of Iran.

Case presentation: The present report describes an exceptional case of pericardial involvement by Brucella melitensis in a 50- year-old woman. The patient presented with night sweats, mild fever, weight loss, and chest pain.

Conclusion: Pericarditis occurs during the course of brucellosis as an isolated cardiac symptom and may be   asymptomatic or may be manifested with chest pain as ischemic heart disease.

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نوع مطالعه: case report | موضوع مقاله: Cardiology
دریافت: 1394/4/10 | پذیرش: 1395/3/1 | انتشار: 1395/12/3



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