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Pericarditis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Pericarditis
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.720
Unique ID
D010493
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010493
Annotation
note entry term PLEUROPERICARDITIS: coordinate with PLEURITIS see PLEURISY for pleuropericarditis
Scope Note
Inflammation of the PERICARDIUM from various origins, such as infection, neoplasm, autoimmune process, injuries, or drug-induced. Pericarditis usually leads to PERICARDIAL EFFUSION, or CONSTRICTIVE PERICARDITIS.
Entry Term(s)
Pleuropericarditis
NLM Classification #
WG 275
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Pericarditis Preferred
Pleuropericarditis Related
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