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Pericarditis -- Adult

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by Rosenblum L
 

Causes

The cause of pericarditis is often unknown. However, possible causes include:
 

RESOURCES

American Heart Association
http://www.heart.org

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Cardiovascular Society
http://www.ccs.ca

The College of Family Physicians of Canada
http://www.cfpc.ca

 

References


Acute pericarditis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated November 3, 2012. Accessed March 25, 2013.


Pericarditis. Texas Heart Institute website. Available at http://www.texasheart.org/HIC/Topics/Cond/pericard.cfm. Updated October 2012. Accessed March 25, 2013.


What is pericarditis? American Heart Association website. Available at http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/What-is-Pericarditis%5FUCM%5F444931%5FArticle.jsp. Updated February 27, 2013. Accessed March 25, 2013.


11/4/2013 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance. Available at: http://dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us : Imazio M, Brucato A, et al. A randomized trial of colchicine for acute pericarditis. N Engl J Med. 2013 Oct 17; 369(16):1522-1528.

 

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