Letters

Tuberculous pericarditis

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6920.61 (Published 01 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:61
  1. D H Spodick
  1. Cardiology Division, St Vincent Hospital, Worcester, MA0 1604,USA.

    EDITOR, - The case of tuberculous pericarditis presented by C P Clifford and G J Davies1 contained a misleading characterisation of the findings on admission as classic tamponade. Kussmaul's sign and an abnormal third heart sound are inconsistent with the physiology of classic …

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