Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 4, Number 7, July 2013, pages 485-487

Cardiac Tamponade Presenting as Abdominal Pain and Being the Initial Manifestation of Malignant Disease: A Case Report


Figure 1.
Figure 1. EKG showed Sinus tachycardia, Low-voltage QRS complexes and PR segment depression.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. PA chest radiograph showed a small left pleural effusion and cardiomegaly Grade I.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. CT scan of the chest shows a large pericardial effusion. Axial unenhanced CT scan shows a homogeneous mass (arrows) that has the same attenuation as water. Contrast-enhanced CT scan shows no enhancement of this mass, a characteristic.