Pericarditis is the inflammation of the pericardium.
- Collagen Vascular Disease
- Aortic Aneurysm
- Acute Renal Failure
- Cardiac Infarction
- Rheumatic Fever
- Dressler’s Syndrome
Symptoms 3) Rapid Review Pathology by Edward Goljan
- Precordial Chest Pain
- Pericardial Friction Rub
Diagnosis 4)First Aid for the Basic Sciences: Organ Systems by Tao Le5)Rapid Review Pathology by Edward Goljan
- ECG – ST-segment elevation
- Cardiac Enzyme – normal CK-MB but usually increased Troponin I and T
Treatment 6) Rapid Review Pathology by Edward Goljan
- Treatment of underlying cause.
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