Purulent pericarditis is a cardiac emergency that can be difficult to diagnose and can be rapidly fatal. We report the case of a child with Down syndrome and recent atrial and ventricular septal defect repair who died from Haemophilus influenzae serotype f pericarditis.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease|
|State||Published - Sep 1 2006|
- Down syndrome
- Haemophilus influenzae serotype f
- Purulent pericarditis