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Is pericarditis inherited?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No

Absolutely not.

In brief: No

Absolutely not.
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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No

There are many causes of pericarditis, usually infectious or immunologic in origin, with therapy dictated by the underlying cause.
But it is not thought to be a heritable condition.

In brief: No

There are many causes of pericarditis, usually infectious or immunologic in origin, with therapy dictated by the underlying cause.
But it is not thought to be a heritable condition.
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh
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