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What is the significance of tuberculosis pericarditis?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Infection

It means that the lining surrounding the heart is infected with tb.
It is a serious condition which fortunately has become rare in the U.S.

In brief: Infection

It means that the lining surrounding the heart is infected with tb.
It is a serious condition which fortunately has become rare in the U.S.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. William Walsh
The mortality rate when properly treated ranges from 30% to 50%, (that is 3 to 5 in 10 people with this die from it), so when Dr. Grenzer says serious, it is serious.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Needs to be fixed

Tb expert is necessary at least four meds.

In brief: Needs to be fixed

Tb expert is necessary at least four meds.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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