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|Hemopericardium: Gross, an excellent in situ view. |
Image courtesy of Professor Peter Anderson DVM PhD and published with permission © PEIR, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Pathology
|ICD-10||I23.0, I31.2, S26.0|
Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. 
Associate Editor-In-Chief: Cafer Zorkun, M.D., Ph.D. 
Hemopericardium refers to blood in the pericardial sac of the heart. It is a cause of pericardial effusion, and can also cause cardiac tamponade.
The condition can be caused by trauma, but it has also been observed in patients on anticoagulant therapy.
Images courtesy of Professor Peter Anderson DVM PhD and published with permission © PEIR, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Pathology
- ↑ "Forensic Pathology".
- ↑ Krejci CS, Blackmore CC, Nathens A (2000). "Hemopericardium: an emergent finding in a case of blunt cardiac injury". AJR Am J Roentgenol. 175 (1): 250. PMID 10882282. Unknown parameter
- ↑ Katis PG (2005). "Atraumatic hemopericardium in a patient receiving warfarin therapy for a pulmonary embolus". CJEM. 7 (3): 168–70. PMID 17355673. Unknown parameter
- ↑ Hong YC, Chen YG, Hsiao CT, Kuan JT, Chiu TF, Chen JC (2007). "Cardiac tamponade secondary to haemopericardium in a patient on warfarin". Emerg Med J. 24 (9): 679–80. doi:10.1136/emj.2007.049643. PMID 17711963. Unknown parameter
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