26 Possible Causes for Large Pericardial Effusion in USA

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

    pericardial effusion due to tuberculous and non-tuberculous pericarditis. … pericardial effusion or other cardiac disease, as described in the IMPI trial. … pericardial effusion or other cardiac disease, as described in the IMPI trial.[1]

  • Pericardiocentesis

    In case of a large pericardial effusion, a catheter can be left in place to ensure the pericardial space is completely drained of fluid. … Diagnosis of pericardial effusion Treatment of large pericardial effusions which may impact on the heart's ability to pump blood around the body (cardiac tamponade) What happens … (A) Subcostal two-dimensional echocardiogram showing a large pericardial effusion (PE) with collapse of the right ventricular (RV) free wall during diastole.[2] [3]

  • Teratoma

    Two-dimensional echocardiography revealed a complex mass with a large pericardial effusion compressing the heart. … pericardial effusion and cardiac compression. 1 2 Echocardiography generally suggests the diagnosis by showing a heterogeneous intrapericardial mass associated with a pericardial … 2 They contain endodermic, mesodermic, and neuroectodermic germinal layers. 3 Intrapericardial teratomas are usually benign tumors but may be life-threatening because of large[4]

  • Polyserositis

    Echocardiogram confirmed the presence of a large pericardial effusion which was drained. … His presentation was dominated by polymyositis, polyserositis with a large pericardial effusion and constrictive pericarditis. … January 2001, Volume 27, Number 2, Pages 231-233 Table of contents Previous Article Next [PDF] Case Report Myositis, polyserositis with a large pericardial effusion and constrictive[5]

  • Seronegative Arthritis

    Imaging showed bilateral sacroiliitis (HLA B27 negative) and a large pericardial effusion.[6]

  • Constrictive Pericarditis

    Chronic pericarditis is treated by aggressively treating the underlying cause, and draining the large pericardial effusion that is often present. … It can be associated with all the symptoms of acute pericarditis, and in addition is often accompanied by particularly large pericardial effusions. … Algorithm for the management of moderate to large pericardial effusions.[7] [8]

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  1. IMPI 2 - A Trial of Intrapericardial Alteplase in Large Pericardial Effusion - Full Text View, https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02673879
  2. Subxiphoid pericardiocentesis guided by contrast echocardiography in a patient with cardiac tamponade, http://bjcardio.co.uk/2010/11/subxiphoid-perica…
  3. Pericardiocentesis | Brandenburg Heart Center, http://herzzentrum.immanuel.de/en/services-offe…
  4. Intrapericardial Teratoma | Circulation, http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/97/15/1523.full
  5. Myositis, polyserositis with a large pericardial effusion and constrictive pericarditis as manifestations of chronic graft-versus-host disease after non-myeloablative peripheral stem cell transplantation and subsequent donor lymphocyte infusion, http://www.nature.com/bmt/journal/v27/n2/full/1…
  6. Seronegative polyarthritis as severe systemic disease. - PubMed, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20558853
  7. What You Should Know About Pericarditis, http://heartdisease.about.com/od/lesscommonhear…
  8. Management of Effusive and Constrictive Pericardial Heart Disease, http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/105/25/2939.full