Pericardial scrub - signs of symptoms and causes

2021-03-15 12:00 AM

Inflammation causes the parietal leaves and viscera of the pericardium (normally separated by a thin layer of fluid) to rub against each other.

Description

A rustling sound that can be heard throughout the heart's cycle. Described includes 3 components, 1 part diastolic and 2 parts systolic.

Causes

Pericarditis.

Mechanism

Inflammation causes the parietal leaves and viscera of the pericardium (normally separated by a thin layer of fluid) to rub against each other.