Dr. Stephen Scholand
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Pericarditis

Pericarditis can be seen on CT scan imaging - actually just yesterday I saw a case.
It depends to a large degree on the duration of symptoms, plus the organism involved (germ) and other factors. A dental abscess could pre-dispose to this because of possible bacteremia -or circulation of germs after a nasty infection. The length of time could be anywhere from a few days to weeks before onset.

In brief: Pericarditis

Pericarditis can be seen on CT scan imaging - actually just yesterday I saw a case.
It depends to a large degree on the duration of symptoms, plus the organism involved (germ) and other factors. A dental abscess could pre-dispose to this because of possible bacteremia -or circulation of germs after a nasty infection. The length of time could be anywhere from a few days to weeks before onset.
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In brief: Here's some info

http://www.heart.
org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/What-is-Pericarditis_UCM_444931_Article.jsp#.VzxW_zUgtD8

In brief: Here's some info

http://www.heart.
org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/What-is-Pericarditis_UCM_444931_Article.jsp#.VzxW_zUgtD8
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