1,179 Possible Causes for Large Pericardial Effusion

  • Malignant Pericardial Effusion

    Computed tomographic imaging of the chest (Panel B) revealed a large pericardial effusion (asterisk), a lung mass in the left lower lobe, and necrotic-appearing left supraclavicular[nejm.org] Cardiologist opinion Large pericardial effusion Thickened pericardium Few calcific spots seen No pericardial strands seen No e/o diastolic collapse of RV / RA No tamponade[slideshare.net] Tomkowski W, Szturmowicz M, Fijałkowska A, et al (1994) Intrapericardial cisplatin for the management of patients with large malignant pericardial effusion.[link.springer.com]

  • Myxedema

    effusions caused by the accumulation of fluid rich in mucopolysaccharides within the pericardial sac.[emedicine.medscape.com] Most pericardial effusions resolve with thyroid hormone replacement, but some may require pericardiocentesis or pericardial fenestration.[emjournal.net] Pericardial effusion.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Disseminated Histoplasmosis

    effusions.[emedicine.medscape.com] Acute pericarditis can occur in as many as 5% of patients who are symptomatic. [ 2 ] The pericardial fluid is generally exudative. [6] Pleural effusions develop in 40-60%[emedicine.medscape.com] The fibrosis, which rarely occurs, may present as superior vena cava syndrome, respiratory distress, pulmonary emboli, or bronchial constriction. c) Pericardial effusion ,[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency
  • Kwashiorkor

    Due to worsening respiratory status, he was admitted to the regional pediatric intensive care unit, where a large pericardial effusion was later confirmed on echocardiography[omicsonline.org] Figure 2: Pericardial Effusion in a Patient with Kwashiorkor: Pericardial effusion on admission (LEFT) with subsequent resolution (RIGHT) following appropriate therapy.[omicsonline.org] It was thought that his chronic illness and the pericardial effusion could be contributing to his SIADH.[omicsonline.org]

  • Microscopic Polyangiitis

    The echocardiogram showed a 1 cm global pericardial effusion.[bjcardio.co.uk] Computed tomography (CT) scan of the chest confirmed a small pericardial effusion.[bjcardio.co.uk] The echocardiogram showed a small circumferential pericardial effusion with no other abnormalities.[bjcardio.co.uk]

  • Juvenile Xanthogranuloma

    We report a 2‐month‐old infant who presented with respiratory distress secondary to a large pericardial effusion associated with an epicardial mass.[deepblue.lib.umich.edu] "Cardiac Juvenile Xanthogranuloma in an Infant Presenting with Pericardial Effusion."[deepblue.lib.umich.edu] Cardiac Juvenile Xanthogranuloma in an Infant Presenting with Pericardial Effusion Kobayashi, Daisuke; Delius, Ralph E.; Debelenko, Larisa V.; Aggarwal, Sanjeev Kobayashi,[deepblue.lib.umich.edu]

  • Megaloblastic Anemia

    Statins intake should be considered as a cause of unexplained lymphocytic pleural effusion, pericardial effusion and megaloblastic anemia.[esciencecentral.org] Pleural and pericardial effusions may be caused by infectious diseases, malignancies and autoimmune disorders.[esciencecentral.org] I report a case of lymphocytic pleural effusion, pericardial effusion and megaloblastic anemia in a patient known to have ischemic stroke, diabetes mellitus and hypertension[esciencecentral.org]

  • Hydralazine

    pericardial effusion (*). ( C ) Subcostal four-chamber view showing the large pericardial effusion (*).[qjmed.oxfordjournals.org] Transthoracic echocardiogram revealed a large circumferential pericardial effusion ( Figure 1 B and C) with features of impending tamponade and respirophasic variation in[qjmed.oxfordjournals.org] She made an excellent recovery with resolution of effusion on repeat echocardiograms.[qjmed.oxfordjournals.org]

  • Tuberculous Pericarditis

    Causes of moderate to large pericardial effusion requiring pericardiocentesis in 140 Han Chinese patients.[journals.plos.org] Etiology and prognostic implications of a large pericardial effusion in men.[pmj.bmj.com] A large or rapidly expanding pericardial effusion can lead to cardiac tamponade.[southsudanmedicaljournal.com]

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