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recurrent pericarditis following acute myocardial infarction.
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Dressler syndromePost-myocardial infarction syndrome, see there.
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Dress·ler syn·drome(dres'lĕr sin'drōm)
Recurrent pericarditis following acute myocardial infarction, or inflammation of the pericardium resulting from previous injury to the heart muscles. Symptoms may develop weeks to months after myocardial infarction or open heart surgery.
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Dressler,William, U.S. physician, 1890-1969.
Dressler beat - presence of Dressler beats strongly supporting the diagnosis of ventricular tachycardia by interruption of it.
Dressler syndrome - Synonym(s): pericarditis
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