TB: up close and personal

Watch video footage of a transthoracic echocardiography

A 29-year-old woman presents to the ED with fatigue, weakness, fever and dyspnoea.

Transthoracic echocardiography (see video) reveals a large pericardial effusion with evidence of tamponade.

The effusion contains extensive intrapericardial fibrin strands with a wormlike appearance.

You can read the full case study here.