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Cardiac tamponade

Cardiac tamponade: Introduction

Cardiac tamponade: Symptoms caused by compression of the heart due to the accumulation of blood or fluid in the space between the heart muscle and the membrane covering the heart. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cardiac tamponade is available below.

Symptoms of Cardiac tamponade

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Cardiac tamponade: Complications

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Causes of Cardiac tamponade

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Cardiac tamponade: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Cardiac tamponade

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which may be ...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some...read more »

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Cardiac tamponade: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cardiac tamponade

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Definitions of Cardiac tamponade:

Fluid collection within the pericardial sac, usually due to inflammation. -- 2003 - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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