Causes of Pericardial Effusion - Differential Diagnosis
Infectious:
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Causes of Pericardial Effusion - Differential Diagnosis

Infectious:

 • Viral: Enterovirus, Herpesvirus, Adenovirus, Parvovirus

 • Bacterial: Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Pneumococcus spp, Staphylococcus spp, Coxiella burnetii

 • Fungal: Histoplasma, Aspergillus, Blastomyces, Candida

Non-Infectious:

 • Rheumatologic: SLE, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogren Syndrome, Scleroderma, MCTD, Sarcoidosis, Familiar Mediterranean Fever

 • Vasculitis: EGPA, Horton Disease, Takayasu Disease, Behcet Syndrome

 • Malignant - Metastatic: Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Melanoma

 • Malignant - Primary: Lymphoma, Leukemia, Pericardial Mesothelioma

 • Metabolic: Uremia, Myxedema

 • Other: Radiation Injury, Direct Injury, Postcardiac Injury Syndrome, Dissection, Idiopathic, Drug-related



- Sophia Hayes MD @Sophia_Hayes_MD



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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