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serous effusion

Monday 11 July 2016

Localization

- pericardial effusion
- pleural effusion
- peritoneal effusion

Etiology

- infectious diseases

  • viral diseases
  • bacterial diseases and mycobacterial diseases (tuberculosis )

- iatrogeny

  • Cardiac surgery
  • Radiation therapy

- dysimmune diseases (immune-mediated)

  • systemic lupus
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Scleroderma

- tumoral diseaases (malignancy )

- endocrine diseases

  • hypothyroidism

- metabolic diseases

- drug-induced

  • minoxidil, penicillins, methysergide

- Heart failure , liver failure , renal failure

- Coronary perforation
-  Dressler syndrome
- Hemorrhage (aortic dissection, trauma, free wall rupture)
- Right ventricular perforation
- Pericardial infarction
- Chylopericardium

- Idiopathic

See also

- effusion
- edema