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Year : 2023  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 120-122

A case of transient constrictive pericarditis following COVID-19 infection

American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon

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Dr. Omar Fakhreddine
American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut
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DOI: 10.4103/cmi.cmi_119_22

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With the emergence of the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 as a global pandemic, the cardiovascular system was considered one of the major systems affected by this virus. Here, we report the case of a 62-year-old male, who was diagnosed with COVID-related pericarditis, presenting with worsening chest pain and shortness of breath, with echocardiographic findings suggestive of early-stage constrictive pericarditis.

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