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Pericardial tamponade

Pericardial tamponade: Introduction

Pericardial tamponade: accumulation of fluid in the pericardium, it is an emergency condition. See detailed information below for a list of 12 causes of Pericardial tamponade, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Pericardial tamponade: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Pericardial tamponade

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Detailed list of causes of Pericardial tamponade

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How Common are these Causes of Pericardial tamponade?

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pericardial tamponade:

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Causes of Pericardial tamponade Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Pericardial tamponade:

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

    Symptoms related to Pericardial tamponade:

    Low stroke volume, Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Physical trauma, Medical emergency, Pericardial effusion (37 causes), Myocardial rupture, Cancer, Uremia (115 causes), Aortic dissection, Shock (259 causes), Beck's triad, Jugulovenous distension, Muffled heart sounds

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