Dressler's syndrome

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Dress·​ler's syndrome | \ ˈdres-lərz- How to pronounce Dressler's syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of Dressler's syndrome

: pericarditis after heart attack or open-heart surgery that is often recurrent and is typically accompanied by chest pain, fever, malaise, difficulty in breathing, pleurisy, and pericardial and pleural effusions

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“Dressler's syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Dressler%27s%20syndrome. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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