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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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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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