A case of brucellosis presenting with pericardial and pleural effusion

Altas M. H., Karli A., Sensoy G., Koken Ö., Yurek B., Baysal K.

Clinical Respiratory Journal, vol.12, no.1, pp.285-287, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/crj.12465
  • Journal Name: Clinical Respiratory Journal
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.285-287
  • Keywords: brucellosis, childhood, pericardial effusion, pleural effusion
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: No


Brucellosis is a worldwide zoonotic infection with a diverse clinical presentation. Pericardial and pleural involvement is rare in brucellosis. There is no presentation with pleural and pericardial effusion in childhood brusellosis. In endemic countries Brucellosis must thought as an unknown etiology of pericardial and pleural effusion.