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Causes include:

  • tuberculosis - used to be far the most common cause of constrictive pericarditis
  • viral infection
  • malignancy - carcinomatous invasion of the pericardium
  • radiotherapy of the chest
  • renal failure
  • post cardiac surgery

Last reviewed 01/2018

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