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What is Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis?

What is Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis?

  • Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: Inflammation and swelling of the pericardium (fibrous sac surrounding the heart) that occurs as a complication of tuberculosis. The condition may be misdiagnosed as a heart attack and vice versa.

Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: Introduction

Types of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis:

Broader types of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis:

How serious is Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis?

Prognosis of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: The condition is rare but serious and can result in death. Prompt treatment usually leads to a full recovery.
Complications of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: see complications of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

What causes Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis?

Causes of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: see causes of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

What are the symptoms of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis?

Symptoms of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: see symptoms of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

Complications of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: see complications of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

Can anyone else get Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis?

More information: see contagiousness of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: Infectious Disease Specialist, Cardiologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis.
Treatments for Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: see treatments for Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis
Research for Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: see research for Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

Name of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

Main name of condition: Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

 

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