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Forum Name: Pericardial Diseases

Question: Pericardial effusion - anyone else have this - contact me!

 ron - Fri Jan 31, 2003 8:50 pm

Has any one evry had Pericardial Effusion? That's a sack of water that forms
around the heart. I have read that mostly cancer patients get Pericardial
Effusion. Is there any one that has ever had this and if so what was the
cause? Please email to: Thanks for your time.

Thanks Again,
 Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Wed Feb 05, 2003 10:52 pm

User avatar Dear Ron,

i did not fully understand your question about pericardial effusion.

Pericardial effusion is a common condition and it occurs to lots of people for several reasons. i have seen in quite a few patients.

Thank you very much for using our website and if you still have any questions, please, do not hesitate to post them.

Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.

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