Acute pericarditis of unknown cause and benign course has been described in the American literature for over 100 years.1 It has been described as occurring
under many conditions,2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 but most commonly following acute upper respiratory diseases. Many names have been used1, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and many etiologies have been hypothesized.18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 References to this disease were uncommon in the literature until Barnes and Burchell24 called attention to it in their report of 14 cases in 1942. Many reports and reviews on this subject
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HEMORRHAGIC PERICARDIAL FLUID IN ACUTE BENIGN NONSPECIFIC PERICARDITIS: REPORT OF A CASE AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE(HEMORRHAGIC PERICARDIAL FLUID IN ACUTE BENIGN NONSPECIFIC PERICARDITIS: REPORT OF A CASE AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE*). Ann Intern Med. 1960;52:914–923. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-52-4-914
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;52(4):914-923.
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