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A case of acute pericarditis and subsequent pericardial effusion in COVID-19 patient: a case report
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  • Waddah Osman,
  • Abdelmuniem Ahmed,
  • Omer Elawad,
  • Ahmed Albashir
Waddah Osman
University of Gezira Faculty of Medicine
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Abdelmuniem Ahmed
University of Gezira Faculty of Medicine
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Omer Elawad
University of Gezira Faculty of Medicine
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Ahmed Albashir
University of Gezira Faculty of Medicine
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Abstract

Acute pericarditis and pericardial effusion are rare extrapulmonary presentations of COVID-19. They can occur without concomitant pulmonary disease or myocardial injury. A high index of suspicion is necessary to assure early diagnosis and treatment.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

26 Aug 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
01 Sep 2020Assigned to Editor
01 Sep 2020Submission Checks Completed
10 Sep 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
22 Sep 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending