acute pericarditis diagnosis

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What are the most common causes of acute pericarditis?

In the outpatient setting, pericarditis is usually idiopathic. It is thought that viral infection probably comprises many of the cases categorized as idiopathic. The coxsackie A and B viruses are highly cardiotropic and are two of the most common viruses to lead to pericarditis and myocarditis. Other viruses associated with pericarditis include mumps, varicella-zoster, influenza, […] Read more