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ACUTE PERICARDITIS is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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Chest pain, which may be intense, mimicking acute MI, but characteristically sharp, pleuritic, and positional (relieved by leaning forward); fever and palpitations are common (See Table 116-1). Typical pain may not be present in slowly developing pericarditis (e.g., tuberculous, post-irradiation, neoplastic, uremic).

Infections (particularly viral)
Connective tissue disease (e.g., rheumatoid arthritis, SLE)
Post-cardiac injury (i.e., following heart surgery or myocardial infarction)
Mediastinal radiation therapy
Drug reaction (e.g., procainamide, hydralazine)

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Loscalzo, Joseph, et al., editors. "ACUTE PERICARDITIS." Harrison's Manual of Medicine, 19th ed., McGraw Hill Inc., 2017. harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623320/all/ACUTE_PERICARDITIS.
ACUTE PERICARDITIS. In: Loscalzo J, Jameson JL, Longo DL, et al, eds. Harrison's Manual of Medicine. 19th ed. McGraw Hill Inc.; 2017. https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623320/all/ACUTE_PERICARDITIS. Accessed April 18, 2019.
ACUTE PERICARDITIS. (2017). In Loscalzo, J., Jameson, J. L., Longo, D. L., Hauser, S. L., Fauci, A. S., & Kasper, D. L. (Eds.), Harrison's Manual of Medicine. Available from https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623320/all/ACUTE_PERICARDITIS
ACUTE PERICARDITIS [Internet]. In: Loscalzo J, Jameson JL, Longo DL, Hauser SL, Fauci AS, Kasper DL, editors. Harrison's Manual of Medicine. McGraw Hill Inc.; 2017. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623320/all/ACUTE_PERICARDITIS.
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