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Morphologic aspects of pericardial heart disease: Part I.
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PMID:  1551268     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pericardial heart disease is a common entity at necropsy. Frequently, focal areas of fibrin deposits or parietal-visceral pericardial adhesion are observed at necropsy without previous clinical evidence of pericardial dysfunction. Some of these instances are related to clinically silent acute or healed myocardial infarction, but the vast majority of cases are incidental (idiopathic) findings. The purpose of this review is to summarize various morphologic responses of the pericardium and to provide an etiologic framework for these responses. Part I will review general morphologic responses of pericardial layers.
B F Waller; C P Taliercio; J Howard; F Green; C M Orr; J D Slack
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical cardiology     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0160-9289     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  1992 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-04-28     Completed Date:  1992-04-28     Revised Date:  2011-08-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903272     Medline TA:  Clin Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  203-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana.
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MeSH Terms
Heart Diseases / pathology*
Pericardium / pathology*

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