A patient develops pericarditis 19 days after testing positive test for COVID-19. The authors describe how to recognize, diagnose, and treat this condition.
A 61-year-old woman presents to a rural emergency department with complaints of progressively worsening dyspnea for 24 hours and pleuritic chest pain.
Electrocardiography is performed in the emergency department to test for myocardial infarction. Image courtesy of Harrington et al.
The United States has the seventh highest prevalence of Chagas infection in the Western hemisphere, with most cases seen among immigrants from Latin America.