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Causes of Constrictive pericarditis

Causes of Constrictive pericarditis

Constrictive pericarditis is most often caused by inflammation of the sac that covers the heart, usually from heart surgery, radiation therapy and tuberculosis. The cause may remain unknown in some cases.

Causes of Constrictive pericarditis (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Constrictive pericarditis that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Constrictive pericarditis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Constrictive pericarditis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Constrictive pericarditis:

Constrictive pericarditis: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Constrictive pericarditis: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Constrictive pericarditis:

Causes of Broader Categories of Constrictive pericarditis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Constrictive pericarditis as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Constrictive pericarditis as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Constrictive pericarditis. Our database lists the following as having Constrictive pericarditis as a complication of that condition:

Related information on causes of Constrictive pericarditis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Constrictive pericarditis may be found in:


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