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Birth defects of the pericardium

Congenital defects of the pericardium include the following.

1. Partial left-sided absence of pericardium 70%. Complicated by the formation of a hernia, infringement of the heart in the place of the defect. There are pains in the chest, shortness of breath, fainting conditions or the onset of sudden death. Surgical treatment is pericardioplasty.

2. Complete absence of the pericardium manifests itself as a symptom of a "free heart": pain in the region of the heart, shortness of breath, palpitations, sometimes fainting; when percussion unusual mobility of the heart, on the left side is shifted to the axillary line, and when the head is lowered, it moves upward.

3. Partial right-sided absence of pericardium 17%.

4. Congenital loosening of the pericardium.

5. Pericardial cysts (tender, thin-walled formations that are not welded to surrounding tissues and filled with a transparent liquid are "key water", but it can be bloody (with trauma) and purulent (with inflammation).

6. Pericardial diverticula - messages with a pericardial cavity, can be wide - resembling the shape of a finger of a rubber glove, or narrow, resembling a cyst that communicates with the pericardium.
Cysts and diverticula pericardium in childhood are asymptomatic. Sometimes there may be pain and shortness of breath. For partial defects of the pericardium, there are no direct clinical and radiological signs, they are found with concomitant diseases.

Pericardial cysts. Pericardial cysts are divided into pseudocysts and coagulated and multi-chamber pericardial effusions (the appearance of which is due to rheumatic pericarditis, bacterial infection (especially tuberculosis), trauma and surgical intervention); echinococcal cysts (occur after the rupture of such cysts in the liver and lungs).

Clinic: in most cases, cysts do not appear clinically and are detected accidentally by X-ray in the form of homogeneous radiopaque formations of the oval form, usually in the right cardio diaphragmatic corner. Complaints about a feeling of discomfort in the chest, shortness of breath, coughing or palpitation, caused by compression of the heart. To treat congenital and inflammatory cysts, percutaneous aspiration and ethanol sclerotherapy are used. Surgical excision of echinococcal cysts is not recommended.

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Birth defects of the pericardium

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