Chronic Active Epstein-Barr Virus Infection in a Patient with Enteritis, Myositis, and Pericardial Effusion: A Case Report

Jin-Xian Huang; Xiao-Yan Huang; Li-Jun Zhang; Ya-Qin Wang

Volume 22, Issue 7 , 2020

  Introduction: Chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection (CAEBV) is a rare, life-threatening disease entity involving multiple organs and systems. The disease could be presented in a single organ with atypical symptoms, be misdiagnosed at the early phase, and resolved without aggressive treatment. Previous ...  Read More

Severe Pericardial Effusion Heralding Scleroderma Renal Crisis: A Case Report and the Literature Review

Morteza Daraie; Mohammad Reza Khatami; Fatemeh Nili; Mohammad Hossein Shojamoradi

Volume 21, Issue 5 , 2019, Pages 1-5

  Introduction: Both scleroderma renal crisis and severe pericardial effusion are rare and life-threatening complications of systemic sclerosis. This article describes a case of scleroderma renal crisis heralded by severe pericardial effusion.Case Presentation: The patient was a 39-year-old woman with ...  Read More