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*  Cardiac tamponade
... is caused by a large or uncontrolled pericardial effusion, i.e. the buildup of fluid inside the pericardium. ... Causes of increased pericardial effusion include hypothyroidism, physical trauma (either penetrating trauma involving the ... Sagristà-Sauleda, J; Mercé, AS; Soler-Soler, J (26 May 2011). "Diagnosis and management of pericardial effusion". World journal ... The effusion can occur rapidly (as in the case of trauma or myocardial rupture), or over a more gradual period of time (as in ...
*  Pericardial effusion
Some pericardial effusions remain small and never need treatment. If the pericardial effusion is due to a condition such as ... A pericardial effusion due to pericarditis Play media Loculated pericardial effusion Treatment depends on the underlying cause ... A CT scan image showing a pericardial effusion A very large hemorrhagic pericardial effusion due to malignancy as seen on ... Pericardial effusion ("fluid around the heart") is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the pericardial cavity. Because of the ...
*  Dressler syndrome
... usually evidenced by a pericardial friction rub), and/or a pericardial effusion. The symptoms tend to occur 2-3 weeks after ... pericarditis and/or a pericardial effusion. Dressler syndrome is also known as postmyocardial infarction syndrome and the term ... It tends to subside in a few days, and very rarely leads to pericardial tamponade. An elevated ESR is an objective, yet ... Heparin in Dressler syndrome should be avoided because it can lead to hemorrhage into the pericardial sac leading to tamponade ...
*  Autoimmune heart disease
Acute: Heart failure; pericardial effusion; etc. Chronic: Valve diseases as noted above; Reduced cardiac output; Exercise ... Acutely, it can cause pericardial effusion leading to cardiac tamponade and death. After healing, there may be fibrosis and ...
*  Leucocytozoon
Gross lesions also include pulmonary congestion and pericardial effusion. Megaloschizonts appear as grey-white nodules found in ...
*  Pericardial fluid
This can also be used to treat pericardial effusion or cardiac tamponade. Pericardial fluid Britannica encyclopedia: ... A pericardial effusion is the presence of excessive pericardial fluid, this can be confirmed using an echocardiogram. Small ... "The composition of normal pericardial fluid and its implications for diagnosing pericardial effusions". The American Journal of ... Palacios, IF (1999). "Pericardial Effusion and Tamponade". Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine. 1 (1): 79-89. ...
*  Lymphocytic choriomeningitis
Pleural and pericardial effusion, sometimes sanguineous, has also been reported. On histology, multifocal necrosis with ...
*  List of dog diseases
Rarely pericardial effusion can be caused by infection and consist of pus. An echocardiogram should be done prior to draining ... Pericardial effusion* is a collection of fluid in the pericardium. It is usually serosanguinous (bloody fluid). Serosanguinous ... or pericardial effusion. Signs depend on which side of the heart is affected. Left-sided heart failure results in rapid and/or ... Serous accumulation is rare and caused by heart failure, peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernias, uremia, pericardial cysts ...
*  Pericarditis
Ultrasounds showing a pericardial effusion in someone with pericarditis A pericardial effusion as seen on CXR in someone with ... Severe cases may require one or more of the following: pericardiocentesis to treat pericardial effusion/tamponade antibiotics ... and low-voltage QRS complexes can also be seen if there is subsymptomatic levels of pericardial effusion. The PR depression is ... which should show a large pericardial effusion and diastolic collapse of the right ventricle and right atrium. Chest X-ray ...
*  Pseudocyst
"Mediastinal Pseudocyst with Pericardial Effusion and Dysphagia Treated by Endoscopic Drainage". Journal of the Pancreas. 7 (4 ...
*  Postpericardiotomy syndrome
Complications include pericarditis, pericardial effusion, pericardial tamponade, pleuritis, and pulmonary infiltration. Of ... A chest X-ray might depict pleural effusion, pulmonary infiltration, or pericardial effusion. During medical doctor examination ... The pericardial fluid increases intra-pericardial pressure therefore preventing complete expansion of the atria and the ... with possible pericardial effusion), occasional but rare pulmonary infiltrates, and fatigue. Cough, pleuritic or retrosternal ...
*  Coxsackievirus
Coxsackie B infection of the heart can lead to pericardial effusion. The development of insulin-dependent diabetes (IDDM) has ...
*  Pericardial window
... from the pericardial space to the pleural cavity. The purpose of the window is to allow a pericardial effusion (usually ... The pericardial window procedure decreases the incidence of postoperative pericardial tamponade and new-onset atrial ... Zhao J (Apr 2014). "Does posterior pericardial window technique prevent pericardial tamponade after cardiac surgery?". J Int ... an untreated pericardial effusion can lead to cardiac tamponade and death. The window is usually performed by a cardiac surgeon ...
*  Acute pericarditis
... a pericardial friction rub, a pericardial effusion, and changes on electrocardiogram (ECG) consistent with acute pericarditis. ... 100.4 F/38 C) and leukocytosis development of cardiac tamponade large pericardial effusion (echo-free space > 20 mm) resistant ... Clinical presentation of diseases of pericardium may vary between: Acute and recurrent pericarditis Pericardial effusion ... even a large pericardial effusion does not necessarily present a rub. The rub is best heard during the maximal movement of the ...
*  Tumor-like disorders of the lung pleura
In addition, pleural/pericardial effusions and mediastinal fat infiltration is appreciated. Definitive diagnosis is achieved ... Initial formation of a pleural effusion causes retraction of the lung lobules and widening of the fissures. This widening of ... A pleural pseudotumor is also associated with the presence of dependent pleural effusions. Diuretics causes regression of the ...
*  Mediastinum
mediastinal mass mediastinitis cardiac tamponade pericardial effusion thoracic vertebrae fractures in trauma patients. Anthrax ... esophageal rupture - presents usually with pneumomediastinum and pleural effusion. It is diagnosed with water-soluble swallowed ... superior and inferior sternopericardial ligaments Middle mediastinum Bounded: pericardial sac - It contains the vital organs ...
*  Oprelvekin
Preexisting ascites and pericardial effusions should be monitored closely for signs of worsening. The dosage in patients ...
*  Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
Critical OHSS includes enlarged ovary, tense ascites with hydrothorax and pericardial effusion, hematocrit > 55%, WBC > 25,000 ... pleural effusion, and respiratory distress. Early OHSS develops before pregnancy testing and late OHSS is seen in early ... pleural effusion, urination significantly darker or has ceased, calf and chest pains, marked abdominal bloating or distention, ...
*  Lymphoma in animals
Lymphoma of the heart causes congestive heart failure, pericardial effusion, and cardiac arrhythmias. Ocular lymphoma in cats ...
*  Kawasaki disease
Myocarditis is common during this time, and a pericardial effusion may be present. Coronary arteritis may be present, but ... The neurological complications found are meningoencephalitis, subdural effusion, cerebral hypoperfusion, cerebral ischemia and ...
*  Tropicoporus tropicalis
The fungus has been recorded to cause fungal pericardial effusion and myocarditis in a French bulldog, that was under ... "Fungal myocarditis and pericardial effusion secondary to Inonotus tropicalis (phylum Basidiomycota) in a dog". Journal of ...
*  Hemangiosarcoma
Here it can cause right-sided heart failure, arrhythmias, pericardial effusion, and cardiac tamponade. Hemangiosarcoma of the ...
*  Electrical alternans
It is seen in cardiac tamponade and severe pericardial effusion and is thought to be related to changes in the ventricular ... Electrical alternans with sinus tachycardia is a highly specific sign for large pericardial effusion. This is due to the ... Electrical Alternans with Pericardial Tamponade, New England Journal of Medicine, 20 August 2015, doi:10.1056/NEJMicm1408805. ... swinging motion of the heart in the pericardial cavity causing a beat-to-beat variation in QRS axis and amplitude. Patients ...
*  Heart
Fluid can build up within the pericardial sack, referred to as a pericardial effusion. Pericardial effusions often occur ... However, large effusions or effusions which accumulate rapidly can compress the heart in a condition known as cardiac tamponade ... Fluid can be removed from the pericardial space for diagnosis or to relieve tamponade using a syringe in a procedure called ... A different type of sound, a pericardial friction rub can be heard in cases of pericarditis where the inflamed membranes can ...
*  Inferior vena cava filter
Also struts can migrate to the heart and can cause pericardial effusion and tamponade. Perforation into the duodenum: Resulting ... 1991). "Misplaced caval filter and subsequent pericardial tamponade". Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 51: 299-300. doi:10.1016/0003 ...
*  Plasma cell dyscrasia
... pleural effusion, and/or pericardial effusion], endocrinopathy [i.e. hypogonadism, defects in the hypothalamic-pituitary- ... and pleural effusions. They are less likely than multiple myeloma patients to have lytic bone lesions. In several studies of ...