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Neonatal pericardial effusion associated with central eventration of the diaphragm
  1. P J Iliff,
  2. J A Eyre,
  3. S Westaby,
  4. M de Leval,
  5. C de Sousa


    A normal infant born at term developed tachypnoea. A massive pericardial effusion associated with absent central tendon of the diaphragm and eventration into the pericardium was found. Surgical correction was performed and the baby is now well and developing normally.

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