pericarditis

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inflammation of the pericardium

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Other possible causes of fibrinous pericarditis are bacterial, viral, mycotic, parasitic, mycoplasmal, and mycobacterial infections.
Although fibrinous pericarditis is the most common type of pericardial involvement in patients with chronic renal disease, fibrous thickening of the pericardia with or without associated fibrous adhesions or pericardial effusion also may occur in patients not treated with dialysis (Figure 10).
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.