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Pericardial Effusion Uncovering Underlying Hypothyroidism
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  • Anoosha Ponnapalli,
  • Smit Deliwala,
  • Yazan Zayed,
  • Ghassan Bachuwa
Anoosha Ponnapalli
Hurley Medical Center
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Smit Deliwala
Hurley Medical Center
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Yazan Zayed
Hurley Medical Center
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Ghassan Bachuwa
Hurley Medical Center
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Abstract

Primary hypothyroidism has been associated with many adverse effects. Its cardiovascular manifestations include reductions in heart rate and contractility with the development of hypertension, angina, heart failure, and pericardial effusion consistent with a hypothyroid heart. Early recognition and treatment can help mitigate these advanced features.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

05 Jun 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
06 Jun 2020Assigned to Editor
06 Jun 2020Submission Checks Completed
22 Jul 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned