pericarditis

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Related to adhesive pericarditis: constrictive pericarditis

per·i·car·di·tis

 (pĕr′ĭ-kär-dī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the pericardium.

pericarditis

(ˌpɛrɪkɑːˈdaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the pericardium
pericarditic adj

per•i•car•di•tis

(ˌpɛr ɪ kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the pericardium.
[1790–1800]
per`i•car•dit′ic (-ˈdɪt ɪk) adj.

pericarditis

an inflamed condition of the pericardium, the membrane that surrounds the heart.
See also: Heart
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pericarditis - inflammation of the pericardium
carditis - inflammation of the heart
Translations
perikarditidazánět osrdečníku

per·i·car·di·tis

n. pericarditis, infl. del pericardio;
constrictive ______ constrictiva;
fibrinous ______ fibrinosa.

pericarditis

n pericarditis f; constrictive — pericarditis constrictiva
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415-416; emphasis added) Thus, the Bouillaud sign refers to the presence of persistent retraction of the precordium caused by adhesive pericarditis (Table 1) (5).
Through inspection, physicians during this time period observed depressions and bulging of the chest and abdominal walls as a method to detected pericardial effusions and adhesive pericarditis. To the best of our knowledge, there are no studies that evaluated the sensitivity or specificity of these signs.
Physicians from the midto late eighteenth century used their physical examination skills of observation viewing the venous pulses, chest wall, and abdominal movements during the cardiac and respiratory cycle as a method to diagnose pericardial effusion or adhesive pericarditis. Although observation seems like a simple technique, it in fact requires training, patience, perceptibility, and practice.