Journal of Cardio-diabetes and metabolic disorders

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2021  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 61--63

Cardiac tamponade is a rare presentation of unknown primary malignancy


Manjunath Totaganti, Yumkham M Devi, Pradeep Chakravarthy, Divanshee Sharma 
 Department of Internal Medicine, AIIMS, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Manjunath Totaganti
Department of Internal Medicine, AIIMS, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.
India

Pericardial effusion is one of the common medical conditions in clinical practice. It can present as ranging from asymptomatic to shock as in cardiac tamponade. Underlying etiology is diverse, including infections, metabolic, autoimmune, and neoplastic. Cardiac tamponade is a medical emergency, making it crucial for identification. It is treated with immediate pericardiocentesis for symptomatic management, followed by identifying the underlying cause. Here we present an interesting case, presented as cardiac tamponade with underlying malignancy.


How to cite this article:
Totaganti M, Devi YM, Chakravarthy P, Sharma D. Cardiac tamponade is a rare presentation of unknown primary malignancy.J Cardio Diabetes Metab Disord 2021;1:61-63


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Totaganti M, Devi YM, Chakravarthy P, Sharma D. Cardiac tamponade is a rare presentation of unknown primary malignancy. J Cardio Diabetes Metab Disord [serial online] 2021 [cited 2022 Aug 8 ];1:61-63
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