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Dilated Cardiomyopathi Mimicking Massive Pleural Effusion in an Infant

While pneumonia incidence decreases, pneumonic complications such pleural effusion and empyema are increasing in whole World. In the presence of pleural fluid, diagnostic thoracentesis is used to evaluate the composition of the pleural fluid. Doing thoracentesis in an uncertain diagnose of pleural effusion my lead to life-threatening complications. A 6-month infant was diagnosed for right side pneumonia and treated for…

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  • Recieved 19.12.2013
  • Accepted 28.12.2013
  • Published Online 30.12.2013
  • Printed 01.01.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/AEMED.25
  • Author Naime Tokur, Sevki Demiroz, Burcu Cantay
  • Identifier J Ann Eu Med 2014;2(1):
  • How to Cite Naime Tokur, Sevki Demiroz, Burcu Cantay . Dilated Cardiomyopathi Mimicking Massive Pleural Effusion in an Infant. J Ann Eu Med 2014;2(1):
  • Running Title Cardiomyopathy Mimicking Pleural Effusion
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