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What is acute pericarditis?

Acute pericarditis involves inflammation of the pericardium that occurs abruptly and often painful. It causes the fluid and blood components such as red blood cells, fibrin and white blood cells to enter the pericardial space. Oftentimes, the inflammation can cause the entry of excess fluid to the pericardial space. In some cases, once pericarditis is […]