fibrinous pericarditis


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fibrinous pericarditis

[′fī·brə·nəs ‚per·ə‚kär′dīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the pericardium involving the deposition of fibrin and leukocytes between the layers of the pericardium; seen in rheumatic carditis and acute infectious diseases.
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Other possible causes of fibrinous pericarditis are bacterial, viral, mycotic, parasitic, mycoplasmal, and mycobacterial infections.
Additional related findings were fibrinous pericarditis, bilateral pleural effusions with pleural adhesions, hypertensive cardiovascular disease, a remote infarct of the right insular cortex, and remote myocardial infarct by histology.
Postmortem examination of each of the 2 dead llamas 6-16 hours after death showed similar results: acute and severe hydrothorax, severe congestion and edema of the lungs, and fibrinous pericarditis.