Unusual etiology of acute pericarditis with pericardial effusion in immunocompetent adult: Acute cytomegalovirus infection

A Rbaibi
2014 JASRHB Journal of Applied Science And Research   unpublished
We report the case of a 70 years old patient who has an acute pericarditis accompanied by a pericardial effusion of moderate abundance, secondary to an unusual etiology in immunocompetent patients: acute cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. Will be discussed clinical aspects, the difficulties of serodiagnosis and principles of treatment.