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Constrictive pericarditis, pyopericardium, and tamponade with rheumatoid arthritis.
  1. A J Marshall,
  2. W C Brownlee,
  3. G Keen


    Constrictive pericarditis and pyopericardium with tamponade in a patient and rheumatoid arthritis is described. No fever was recorded despite a litre of pus in the pericardial sac, perhaps because of previous treatment with hydrocortisone. Echocardiography is a diagnostic advance.

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