Dressler's syndrome

noun
Dress·ler's syndrome | \ ˈdres-lərz- \

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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