oa South African Medical Journal - A case of pyo-pneumopericardium
|Article Title||A case of pyo-pneumopericardium|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Nov 1921|
|Pages||434 - 435|
|Keyword(s)||Adhesive mediastinopericarditis, Pneumopericardium, Pyo-pneumopericardium and Staphylococcus aureus|
A case of pyo-pneumopericardium is recorded. The failure of response to paracentesis, operative drainage, sulfadiazine and penicillin therapy is noted. This failure was ascribed to adhesive mediastinopericarditis which had supervened.
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