Tuberculosis Pericarditis: Video 1

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R. Wahome, MD & D. Mirsch, DO

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Subxiphoid view of the heart demonstrating a large circumferential pericardial effusion, eccentric left ventricular hypertrophy, normal left ventricular ejection fraction, and pleural effusion noted posterior to the descending aorta. There is a fibrous strand at the 10 o'clock position within the pericardial effusion concerning for TB pericarditis. Within the right ventricular there appears to be a tricuspid valve vegetation and/or thrombus.