Cardiac tamponade in Hashimoto's disease

National Petroleum Institute of Mozambique, Lourenço Marques, Maputo City, Mozambique
International Journal of Cardiology (Impact Factor: 4.04). 09/2006; 111(3):470-1. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2005.07.027
Source: PubMed


Myxedematous pericardial effusions, occurring in about one-third of patients with hypothyroidism, usually do not cause symptoms and regress slowly with hormonal treatment. We report a cardiac tamponade inaugural of a Hashimoto's disease.

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