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Cardiac tamponade

Causes of Cardiac tamponade:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Cardiac tamponade. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Cardiac tamponade: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Cardiac tamponade

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Cardiac tamponade: Related Rare Diseases

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Cardiac tamponade: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Cardiac tamponade listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Cardiac tamponade as a symptom include:

Definitions of Cardiac tamponade:

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

Detailed list of causes of Cardiac tamponade

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How Common are these Causes of Cardiac tamponade?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Cardiac tamponade. Of the 29 causes of Cardiac tamponade that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 26 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Cardiac tamponade:

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Conditions listing medical complications: Cardiac tamponade:

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Causes of Cardiac tamponade Based on Risk Factors

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    What are the alternative names for Cardiac tamponade:

    Pericardial effusion
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

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    Medical Conditions associated with Cardiac tamponade:

    Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes)

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