acute fibrinous pericarditis

a·cute fi·brin·ous per·i·car·di·tis

the usual lesion of acute pericarditis in which inflammation produces large quantities of fibrin.

acute fibrinous pericarditis

Etymology: L, fibra, fibrous; Gk, peri, near, kardia, heart, itis, inflammation
an acute inflammation of the endothelial cells of the pericardium with fibers extending into the pericardial sac.
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One case was associated with acute fibrinous pericarditis with hemorrhagic pericardial effusion (see Fig.
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