pseudopericarditis

pseu·do·per·i·car·di·tis

(sū'dō-per'i-kar-dī'tis),
An artifact of auscultation resembling a friction rub, but due to movement of the tissue in the intercostal space when the diaphragm of the stethoscope is placed over the apex beat.

pseudopericarditis

[-per′ikärdī′tis]
an auscultation sound resembling a friction rub when the diaphragm of a stethoscope is over the apex beat. It is actually caused by the movement of tissue in the intercostal space.