epistenocardiac pericarditis

epistenocardiac pericarditis

pericarditis accompanying transmural myocardial infarction and limited to the area over the infarct.

ep·i·sten·o·car·di·ac per·i·car·di·tis

(ep'i-sten-ō-kahr'dē-ak per'i-kahr-dī'tis)
Inflammation of the pericardium with transmural myocardial infarction and limited to the area over the infarct.
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Based on clinical, ECG, blood, and TEE findings, acute myocardial infarction was excluded and final diagnosis was epistenocardiac pericarditis. The treatment with antiplatelets (salicylic acid), Ca-channel antagonists (verapamil), and digoxin was successful and the patient had no symptoms; physical examination was normal, ECG showed the following: sinus rhythm (HR of 60/min) and negative T-wave from leads V2 to V6; chest X-ray corresponded with condition after right pneumonectomy (Figure 2).