Curt DeGroff, Author at Rheumatology Advisor

Curt DeGroff

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OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has pericarditis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Pericarditis is defined as an inflammatory reaction involving the two layers of fibroserous pericardium in response to infectious or non-infectious injury. Chronic pericarditis is defined as pericarditis lasting for >3months. Pericarditis is termed recurrent pericarditis when…

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