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Disease or Condition — Heart, Blood Vessel, and Lymphatic Disorders:
uremic pericarditis

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Description

Uremic pericarditis is a type of pericarditis that is caused by the buildup of toxins in the blood due to kidney failure. It is a serious condition that can lead to life-threatening complications if left untreated. Symptoms of uremic pericarditis include chest pain, shortness of breath, and fever. Treatment typically involves dialysis to remove the toxins from the blood, as well as medications to reduce inflammation and pain.

Symptoms (patient's findings)
  • chest pain
  • chest pain on breathing
  • stabbing chest pain
Basic Lab Tests (measurements)

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