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Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis is available below.

Symptoms of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

Treatments for Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

  • Antibiotics, pain-relieving medication, diuretics to remove excess fluid, NSAIDs or corticosteroids to alleviate inflammation, pericardiocentesis, surgical removal of part of pericardium in recurring or chronic cases
  • Antibiotic combination therapy - using more than one antibiotic reduces the risk of resistance
  • more treatments...»

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Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: Deaths

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Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: Complications

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Causes of Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

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Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the more »

Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

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Prognosis for Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

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

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More information about Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis

  1. Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
  9. Complications
  10. Prognosis

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