"Pericarditis, Constrictive" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
- Pericarditis, Constrictive
- Constrictive Pericarditis
- Constrictive Pericarditides
- Pericarditides, Constrictive
Pick Disease of Heart
- Pick Disease of Heart
- Pick's Disease of Heart
- Heart Pick's Disease
- Pick Disease, Heart
- Picks Disease, Heart
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