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Disease Pericarditis, Constrictive

Name Pericarditis, Constrictive
Synonyms Constrictive Pericarditides | Constrictive Pericarditis | Heart Pick's Disease | Pericarditides, Constrictive | Pick Disease, Heart | Pick Disease of Heart | Picks Disease, Heart | Pick's Disease of Heart
Definition Inflammation of the PERICARDIUM that is characterized by the fibrous scarring and adhesion of both serous layers, the VISCERAL PERICARDIUM and the PARIETAL PERICARDIUM leading to the loss of pericardial cavity. The thickened pericardium severely restricts cardiac filling. Clinical signs include FATIGUE, muscle wasting, and WEIGHT LOSS.
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D010494
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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 Pericarditis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Pericarditis, Constrictive Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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