neoplastic pericarditis


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neoplastic pericarditis

Etymology: Gk, neos, new, plasma, formation, peri, around, kardia, heart, itis, inflammation
inflammation of the pericardium, usually secondary to a malignant tumor within the area. Also called carcinomatous pericarditis.

neoplastic pericarditis

Pericarditis due to invasion of the pericardium by cancer.
See also: pericarditis