Pericardium

What is Pericardium?

It is the lining that surrounds the heart. It has 2 layers with fluid in between called Pericardial fluid. It can get inflamed causing chest pain and is called pericarditis.

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are chest and shoulder pains common in tuberculosis pericarditis. If so will they be very sever. How many days will they...

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Brief Answer:
Pain associated with tubercular pericarditis

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Tubercular pericarditis...

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what is thick wall around heart

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Brief Answer:
pericardium.

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Hi Mrs Pndbar,
Welcome to HCM.
Heart is enclosed in a sac called pericardium. It acts like a tough...

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I asked a 2nd question but have not gotten a reply. the spot was in my lower left lobe and the configuration was not anything round it was of...

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Brief Answer:
Biopsy

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Droseta
Since your CAT scan is showing a spot in your left lower lobe of lung and since you are a heavy...

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My CT from last week showed, There is a small amount of pericardial fluid anteriorly . What is it and what could cause that?

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