Possible Causes for Large Pericardial Effusion in USA

  • Malignant Pericardial Effusion
    Large Pericardial Effusion
  • Myxedema
    Pericardial Effusion Large Pericardial Effusion

    Myxedema or severe hypothyroidism is clinical condition where the thyroid gland does not produce any thyroid hormone. In some cases, myxedema condition is also being referred to as underactive thyroid. Myxedema typically present with a distinct facial appearance, hoarse slow speech, and dryness of the skin. The…[1]

  • Disseminated Histoplasmosis
    Large Pericardial Effusion
  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency
    Pericardial Effusion Large Pericardial Effusion

    Chronic kidney disease (chronic kidney failure) is a gradual, progressive loss in renal function.[2]

  • Echinococcosis
    Pericardial Effusion

    Echinococcosis is a disease caused by the parasites called tapeworms belonging to the Echinococcus genus. Humans get infected by ingesting the parasite eggs in contaminated water, food, or soil, and through having direct contact with the animal hosts. Cystic echinococcosis The clinical presentation of cystic…[3]

  • Nitrofurantoin
    Pericardial Effusion
  • T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma
    Pericardial Effusion

    T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder and a subtype of adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Both solid tumors in lymphatic tissues as well as impairment of bone marrow function may be presented by affected individuals, and, in recent years, survival rates have increased significantly due to…[4]

  • Anasarca
    Pericardial Effusion

    Anasarca, or extreme generalized edema, is a medical condition characterized by widespread swelling of the skin due to effusion of fluid into the extracellular space. It is usually caused by liver failure (cirrhosis of the liver), renal failure/disease, right-sided heart failure, as well as severe malnutrition/protein…[5]

  • Methysergide
    Pericardial Effusion
  • Kawasaki Disease
    Pericardial Effusion

    Kawasaki disease (Kawasaki syndrome, mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome) is a systemic vasculitis of unknown etiology that primarily affects infants and children. Symptoms include a fever lasting more than 5 days, macular-papular erythematous rash, adenopathy, bilateral conjunctival injection and swelling of the…[6]

Further symptoms


  1. Myxedema, Symptoma
  2. Chronic Kidney Insufficiency, Symptoma
  3. Echinococcosis, Symptoma
  4. T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, Symptoma
  5. Wikipedia: Anasarca, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Kawasaki Disease, Symptoma