D. D. STOFER, A.B., M.D., F.A.C.P.
Because of the fact that tularemia is somewhat rare, its complications are not fully known. The purpose of this paper is to report the recovery of a case of tularemia in which pericarditis with effusion occurred as a complication. A search of the literature in the Surgeon General's Library and other available sources reveals but one other case of this kind. Pessin1 (1936) reported a case of pericarditis with effusion complicating tularemia, which was diagnosed a few days before death of the patient and verified by autopsy findings. The clinical findings in his case as well as in this one
STOFER DD. PERICARDITIS WITH EFFUSION COMPLICATING TULAREMIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:407–412. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-3-407
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;12(3):407-412.
Bioterrorism Infectious Agents, Cardiology, Infectious Disease, Pericardial Disease, Tick-Borne Diseases.
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