Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 10, Number 2, February 2019, pages 49-52

A Rare Case of Pericarditis due to Listeria monocytogenes 1/2a and 4b Serotypes


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Patient chest X-ray on admission, showing a bilateral pleural effusion and cardiomegaly.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Computerized tomography (CT), diffuse thickening of the pericardium, some mediastinal lymph nodes and moderate right pleural effusion (after left thoracentesis).
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Pericardial biopsy presenting pericardial thickening, acute inflammatory activity, with perivascular inflammatory infiltrate, including some polynucleated neutrophils. (a) 40 ampliation fields, and (b) 400 ampliation fields.