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Pericarditis Causes

Aka: Pericarditis Causes
  1. See Also
    1. Pericarditis
    2. Medication Causes of Pericarditis
    3. EKG in Pericarditis
    4. Myocarditis
  2. Causes: Common
    1. Idiopathic (Most common cause)
    2. Viral Infection (esp. Coxsackievirus)
    3. Myocardial Infarction
    4. Medication Causes of Pericarditis
    5. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  3. Causes: Infection
    1. Viral (common)
      1. Adenovirus
      2. Coxsackievirus (Most common viral cause)
      3. Echovirus
      4. Epstein-Barr Virus (Mononucleosis)
      5. Influenza
      6. Human Immunodeficiency Virus
        1. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome or AIDS (occurs in 20% of AIDS Cases)
      7. Mumps Virus
      8. MeaslesVirus
      9. Viral Hepatitis
      10. Varicella Virus
    2. Bacterial
      1. Staphylococcus
      2. Streptococcus
        1. Pneumococcus (children)
      3. Haemophilus
      4. Salmonella
      5. Mycobacterium tuberculosis (mortality approaches 85% for untreated cases)
      6. Meningococcus
      7. Syphilis
      8. Tuberculosis
      9. Whipple Disease
      10. Rickettsia
    3. Fungal
      1. Candidiasis
      2. Histoplasmosis
      3. Blastomycosis
      4. Coccidioidomycosis
      5. Aspergillosis
    4. Other
      1. Echinococcosis
      2. Amebiasis
  4. Causes: Cardiovascular
    1. Thoracic Aortic Dissection
    2. Post-cardiac procedures (e.g. PTCA, Cardiac Ablation, Pacemaker placement)
    3. Chest Trauma
    4. Myocardial Infarction
      1. Acute Myocardial Infarction (in first 2-4 days following event)
      2. Post-MI Syndrome (Dressler's Syndrome, occurs in weeks to months following event)
  5. Causes: Malignancy
    1. Malignant Pericardial Effusion: 15% of cancer patients
    2. Metastatic
      1. Breast Cancer (most common)
      2. Lung Cancer (most common)
      3. Leukemia
      4. Lymphoma
      5. Malignant Melanoma
    3. Primary
      1. Sarcoma
      2. Mesothelioma
    4. Cancer treatment complications
      1. Chest radiation
      2. Chemotherapy
  6. Causes: Autoimmune Disorders
    1. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    2. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    3. Sarcoidosis
    4. Dermatomyositis
    5. Scleroderma
    6. Polyarteritis Nodosa
    7. Vasculitis
    8. Ankylosing Spondylitis
    9. Rheumatic Fever
    10. Celiac Sprue
    11. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    12. Wegener granulomatosis
    13. Familial mediterranean fever
  7. Causes: Miscellaneous causes
    1. See Medication Causes of Pericarditis
    2. Uremia
    3. Chest Trauma
    4. Hypothyroidism
    5. Radiation Therapy
    6. Pregnancy
    7. Gout
    8. Hypothyroidism
  8. References
    1. Ariyarajah (2007) Cardiol Rev 15(1): 24-30 [PubMed]
    2. Imazio (2007) Int J Cardiol 118(3): 286-94 [PubMed]
    3. Lange (2004) N Engl J Med 351:2195-202 [PubMed]
    4. Synder (2014) Am Fam Physician 89(7): 553-60 [PubMed]
    5. Tingle (2007) Am Fam Physician 76: 1509-14 [PubMed]
    6. Troughton (2004) Lancet 363: 717-27 [PubMed]

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