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Pericarditis, Tuberculous MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pericarditis, Tuberculous
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.410.040.552.846.554.595
C01.190.750.595
C14.260.750.595
C14.280.720.801
Unique ID
D010495
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010495
Scope Note
INFLAMMATION of the sac surrounding the heart (PERICARDIUM) due to MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS infection. Pericarditis can lead to swelling (PERICARDIAL EFFUSION), compression of the heart (CARDIAC TAMPONADE), and preventing normal beating of the heart.
Entry Term(s)
Tuberculous Pericarditis
NLM Classification #
WG 275
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under TUBERCULOSIS, CARDIOVASCULAR 1975-90
Online Note
search TUBERCULOSIS, CARDIOVASCULAR 1966-74
History Note
91(75); was see under TUBERCULOSIS, CARDIOVASCULAR 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Pericarditis, Tuberculous Preferred
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