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Postpericardiotomy Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Postpericardiotomy Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.793
C23.550.767.863
Unique ID
D011185
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011185
Scope Note
A nonspecific hypersensitivity reaction caused by TRAUMA to the PERICARDIUM, often following PERICARDIOTOMY. It is characterized by PERICARDIAL EFFUSION; high titers of anti-heart antibodies; low-grade FEVER; LETHARGY; loss of APPETITE; or ABDOMINAL PAIN.
Entry Term(s)
Postcommissurotomy Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HEART DISEASES 1965-90
History Note
91(65); was see under HEART DISEASES 1965-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
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