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Constrictive pericarditis: Constrictive pericarditis refers to an chronic inflammation of the sac that covers the heart (pericardium) that results in scarring of the pericardium. See detailed information below for a list of 27 causes of Constrictive pericarditis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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The following list of conditions have 'Constrictive pericarditis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Constrictive pericarditis based
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Medical Conditions associated with Constrictive pericarditis:
Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes)
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