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Descriptor English: Pericardial Effusion
Descriptor Spanish: Derrame Pericárdico
Descriptor Portuguese: Derrame Pericárdico
Descriptor French: Épanchement péricardique
Entry term(s): Chylopericardium
Chylopericardiums
Effusion, Pericardial
Effusions, Pericardial
Hemopericardium
Pericardial Effusions
Tree number(s): C14.280.695
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
CY cytology
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
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
Related: Cardiac Tamponade MeSH
DeCS ID: 10681
Unique ID: D010490
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Pericardial Effusion - Preferred
Concept UI M0016298
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.
Preferred term Pericardial Effusion
Entry term(s) Effusion, Pericardial
Effusions, Pericardial
Pericardial Effusions
Hemopericardium - Narrower
Concept UI M0016297
Preferred term Hemopericardium
Chylopericardium - Narrower
Concept UI M0016299
Preferred term Chylopericardium
Entry term(s) Chylopericardiums



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