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Definition: Inflammation of the pericardium, caused by infection, injury, or drugs.

Pronunciation: per″ĭ-kahr-di´tis

Body System: Cardiovascular

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: pericarditis

A39.53 Meningococcal pericarditis
B33.23 Viral pericarditis
I01.0 Acute rheumatic pericarditis
I09.2 Chronic rheumatic pericarditis
I30.0 Acute nonspecific idiopathic pericarditis
I30.1 Infective pericarditis
I30.8 Other forms of acute pericarditis
I30.9 Acute pericarditis, unspecified
I31.0 Chronic adhesive pericarditis
I31.1 Chronic constrictive pericarditis
I32. Pericarditis in diseases classified elsewhere
M32.12 Pericarditis in systemic lupus erythematosus
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