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Pericardial Effusion MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pericardial Effusion
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.695
Unique ID
D010490
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010490
Scope Note
Fluid accumulation within the PERICARDIUM. Serous effusions are associated with pericardial diseases. Hemopericardium is associated with trauma. Lipid-containing effusion (chylopericardium) results from leakage of THORACIC DUCT. Severe cases can lead to CARDIAC TAMPONADE.
Entry Term(s)
Chylopericardium
Hemopericardium
See Also
Cardiac Tamponade
Public MeSH Note
66; HEMOPERICARDIUM was see under PERICARDIAL EFFUSION 1969-83, was in Cat A & C 1969-83
Online Note
use PERICARDIAL EFFUSION to search HEMOPERICARDIUM 1969-83
History Note
66; was in Cat A & C 1966-83
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Pericardial Effusion Preferred
Hemopericardium Narrower
Chylopericardium Narrower
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