Pericardial effusion

May Cause
Cardiac tamponade
Dilated azygos vein
Extrinsic impression on thoracic esophagus
Massive cardiomegaly
Right anterior cardiophrenic angle lesion
Superior vena cava syndrome
Water-attenuation mediastinal lesion
May Be Caused by
 Common
Amebic pericarditis
Bacterial pericarditis
Breast cancer metastasis
Bronchogenic carcinoma
Cardiac neoplasm
Chest trauma
Coxsackie B pericarditis
Dressler syndrome
Heart failure
Hemopericardium
Histoplasmosis
Infectious pericarditis
Invasive thymoma
Lymphoma
Melanoma metastasis
Mesothelioma
Metastasis to pericardium
Mixed connective tissue disease
Neoplasm of mediastinum
Neoplasm of pericardium
Neoplasm of pleura
Nephrotic syndrome
Polyarteritis nodosa
Postpericardiotomy syndrome
Rheumatic fever
Rheumatoid arthritis
Scleroderma
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Toxoplasmosis
Tuberculosis
Uremia
Viral pericarditis
 Uncommon
Amyloidosis
Anemia
Anorexia nervosa
Anticoagulant therapy
Aortic dissection
Arthropathy-camptodactyly syndrome
Behçet disease
Beriberi
Degos syndrome
Dissecting aortic aneurysm
Drug reaction
Endomyocardial fibrosis
Erdheim-Chester disease
Erythroblastosis fetalis
Familial fibrosing serositis
Familial Mediterranean fever
Gout
Hemophilia
Hypoalbuminemia
Hypoprothrombinemia
Hypothyroidism
Idiopathic
Kawasaki syndrome
Myocardial infarction
Myxedema
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
Pancreatitis
Polyserositis
Radiation therapy
Reiter syndrome
Sarcoidosis
Stevens-Johnson syndrome
Thalassemia
Thrombocytopenia
Trauma
Turner syndrome
Vitamin B deficiency
Waldenström macroglobulinemia
Wegener granulomatosis
Whipple disease
Wissler syndrome
Yellow nail syndrome

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