• Pericardial tamponade developed in a patient with hypothyroidism and a pericardial effusion after she had been successfully treated with levothyroxine sodium. Refractory pericardial effusion is an unusual complication of treated myxedema. A possible mechanism for its occurrence is presented.
(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:1983-1984)
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