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
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STOFER DD. PERICARDITIS WITH EFFUSION COMPLICATING TULAREMIA(PERICARDITIS WITH EFFUSION COMPLICATING TULAREMIA*). Ann Intern Med. 1938;12:407–412. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-3-407
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;12(3):407-412.
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