Pericarditis bacteriana

La pericarditis bacteriana es una inflamación del pericardio, el saco que cubre al corazón, causada por una infección bacteriana. Esta infección produce inflamación e hinchazón del pericardio. Se presenta dolor como resultado del roce del pericardio inflamado con el corazón.Pericarditis bacteriana

Revision

Last reviewed 5/6/2010 by Issam Mikati, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine. Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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