Blood in the pericardial sac.

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Examples from the Web for hemopericardium

Historical Examples of hemopericardium

  • One such case seen only at autopsy had a rupture of the aorta just above the sinus of Valsalva and died of hemopericardium.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

  • Hmothorax and hemopericardium occur, especially associated with local inflammatory processes of tuberculous nature.

    Scurvy Past and Present

    Alfred Fabian Hess