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- n. blood in the pericardial sac that can compress the heart causing cardiac tamponade
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as hematopericardium.
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Following a myocardial infarction, the most common causes of pericardial fluid include early pericarditis, Dressler's syndrome, and hemopericardium secondary to a free wall rupture.
A Saturday autopsy revealed Grimm died of hemopericardium from an aortic dissection - or a tear in the wall of the aorta and blood in the sac of his heart - as well as cardiovascular disease.
The following additional adverse reactions have been reported in post - marketing experience: bleeding, intracranial bleeding, retroperitoneal bleeding, hemopericardium, and pulmonary