Pericarditis, Constrictive

Konstruktiv hjärtsäcksinflammation

Svensk definition

Hjärtsäcksinflammation (perikardit) med förkalkning i perikardvätskan.

Engelsk definition

Inflammation of the PERICARDIUM that is characterized by the fibrous scarring and adhesion of both serous layers, the VISCERAL PERICARDIUM and the PARIETAL PERICARDIUM leading to the loss of pericardial cavity. The thickened pericardium severely restricts cardiac filling. Clinical signs include FATIGUE, muscle wasting, and WEIGHT LOSS.

Svenska synonymer

Pansarhjärta Konstruktiv perikardit

Engelska synonymer

Constrictive Pericarditis Constrictive Pericarditides Pericarditides, Constrictive Pick Disease of Heart Pick's Disease of Heart Heart Pick's Disease Pick Disease, Heart Picks Disease, Heart