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Primary meningococcal pericarditis with tamponade.
  1. D. R. Ramsdale,
  2. T. K. Kaul,
  3. N. Coulshed


    A case of primary purulent meningococcal pericarditis presenting with chest pain, hypotension and cardiac tamponade followed by oliguric renal failure is reported. Treatment with antibiotics and surgical drainage was successful.

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