pericarditis

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inflammation of the pericardium

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(6) The typical ECG changes of acute pericarditis; diffuse ST and T wave elevations may not always be observed in patients with uremic pericarditis. This may be explained by the absence of invasion of inflammatory cells into the myocardium.
The majority of patients with uremic pericarditis resolve rapidly by intensive dialysis (7).
(9) Early and timely dialysis plays as a major role in prevention of the development of uremic pericarditis.
Uremic pericarditis is one of the common complications of uremia and the life threatening complications like pericardial effusion with acute cardiac tamponade can occasionally develop.
As it turned out, he had uremic pericarditis and end-stage renal disease of uncertain etiology.