Home > internal medicine > Radioactive pericarditis

Radioactive pericarditis

Radiation pericarditis is caused by radiation injury of myocardium and pericardium. It is often a complication of radiotherapy for malignant tumors of chest and mediastinum. A few showed symptoms of acute pericarditis, fever, precordial pain, anorexia and general discomfort. Delayed pericarditis often occurs from 4 months to 20 years after radiotherapy, and the most common is acute nonspecific pericarditis or asymptomatic pericardial effusion and pleural effusion within 12 months. Pericardiocentesis or pericardiectomy is required if necessary.

Symptoms

Pulmonary penicilliosis

Pulmonary embolism and pulmonary infarction

Pulmonary arteriovenous tumors

Radioactive heart damage

Pulmonary encephalopathy

Pulmonary coccidiosis

Non ST segment elevation myocardial infarction

Inflammatory pseudotumor

Pulmonary vasculitis

Lung heat cough

Chlamydia pneumoniae pneumonia

Pulmonary blastomycosis

Pulmonary eosinophilic histiocytosis

Chlamydia pneumoniae infection

Rheumatic mitral insufficiency

Pneumonic plague

Rheumatic mitral stenosis

Pulmonary cryptococcosis

Pneumoniae pneumonia

Pulmonary Mycosis

Common Health Issues

Health News