Drug induced pericarditis in a patient with chronic renal failure

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BOZKURT A., Paydas S.

RENAL FAILURE, vol.24, no.5, pp.667-670, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1081/jdi-120013972
  • Title of Journal : RENAL FAILURE
  • Page Numbers: pp.667-670


Drug induced pericarditis is reported very rarely. We presented a patient with pericarditis due to antituberculosis therapy induced pericarditis and chronic renal failure. We did not find clinical and serologic findings of pseudo-lupus clinical symptoms and pericarditis regressed in a short time with cessation of antituberculosis drugs and initiated steroid.