idiopathic pericarditis


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Related to idiopathic pericarditis: idiopathic myocarditis, Idiopathic cardiomyopathy

idiopathic pericarditis

Etymology: Gk, idios, own, pathos, disease, peri, near, kardia, heart, itis, inflammation
inflammation of the pericardium of unknown cause.

idiopathic pericarditis

Acute nonspecific pericarditis.
See also: pericarditis
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In dogs, the most common causes of pericardial effusion are hemangiosarcoma, idiopathic pericarditis, mesothelioma, chemodectoma, thyroid gland adenocarcinoma, and infective pericarditis.
Cardiac troponin I levels, which are often elevated in patients who have either viral or idiopathic pericarditis, cannot be used as a prognostic marker in these conditions as they are in acute coronary syndromes, reported Dr.

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