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Pericarditis, Constrictive MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pericarditis, Constrictive
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.720.595
Unique ID
D010494
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010494
Scope Note
Inflammation of the PERICARDIUM that is characterized by the fibrous scarring and adhesion of both serous layers, the VISCERAL PERICARDIUM and the PARIETAL PERICARDIUM leading to the loss of pericardial cavity. The thickened pericardium severely restricts cardiac filling. Clinical signs include FATIGUE, muscle wasting, and WEIGHT LOSS.
Entry Term(s)
Constrictive Pericarditis
Pick Disease of Heart
Pick's Disease of Heart
NLM Classification #
WG 275
Public MeSH Note
64; PICK'S DISEASE OF HEART was see under PERICARDITIS 1963
History Note
64; PICK'S DISEASE OF HEART was see under PERICARDITIS 1963
Date Established
1964/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Pericarditis, Constrictive Preferred
Pick Disease of Heart Related
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