What are the signs and symptoms of pericardial effusion?

Updated: Nov 28, 2018
  • Author: William J Strimel, DO, FACP; Chief Editor: Terrence X O'Brien, MD, MS, FACC  more...
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Signs and symptoms of pericardial effusion include the following: •Chest pain, pressure, discomfort •Light-headedness, syncope •Palpitations •Cough •Dyspnea •Hoarseness •Anxiety and confusion •Hiccoughs See Clinical Presentation for more detail.


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