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Descriptor English:   Pericarditis, Constrictive 
Descriptor Spanish:   Pericarditis Constrictiva 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Pericardite Constritiva 
Synonyms English:   Pick Disease of Heart
Constrictive Pericarditides
Heart Pick's Disease
Pericarditides, Constrictive
Pick Disease, Heart
Picks Disease, Heart
Constrictive Pericarditis
Pick's Disease of Heart  
Tree Number:   C14.280.720.595
Definition English:   Inflammation of the PERICARDIUM that is characterized by the fibrous scarring and adhesion of both serous layers, the VISCERAL PERICARDIUM and the PARIETAL PERICARDIUM leading to the loss of pericardial cavity. The thickened pericardium severely restricts cardiac filling. Clinical signs include FATIGUE, muscle wasting, and WEIGHT LOSS. 
History Note English:   64; PICK'S DISEASE OF HEART was see under PERICARDITIS 1963 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   10683 
Unique Identifier:   D010494 

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