A case is presented of hemopericardium and sudden death due to rupture of a solitary myocardial abscess in an elderly woman with cirrhosis and mild urosepsis. If suspected clinically, such myocardial abscesses may be detectable by noninvasive tomographic cardiac imaging.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||American Journal of Cardiovascular Pathology|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1988|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine