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Disease Pericardial Effusion

Name Pericardial Effusion
Synonyms Chylopericardium | Chylopericardiums | Effusion, Pericardial | Effusions, Pericardial | Hemopericardium | Pericardial Effusions
Definition Fluid accumulation within the PERICARDIUM. Serous effusions are associated with pericardial diseases. Hemopericardium is associated with trauma. Lipid-containing effusion (chylopericardium) results from leakage of THORACIC DUCT. Severe cases can lead to CARDIAC TAMPONADE.
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D010490
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DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pericardial Effusion Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Pericardial Effusion Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Pericardial Effusion, Chronic