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Myocardial infarction

Myocardial infarction – definition and pathology

Myocardial infarction means death of myocardial cells secondary to ischaemia induced by obstruction of a coronary artery. This term must be distinguished from “myocardial cell necrosis”. Although cell death and necrosis are synonymous,...
Fibrinous pericarditis

Fibrinous pericarditis – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Fibrinous pericarditis – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment The formation of the names of diseases has certain logic. Inflammatory diseases are indicated as followed: After the name of the tissue or the organ ¬†add suffix “itis.”...