Inflammation of the pericardium.
- Carditis associated with rheumatic fever manifests as pericarditis, myocarditis, and most commonly, endocarditis.
- These complications include pleural infection or empyema, meningitis, purulent pericarditis, or endocarditis.
- The addition of corticosteroids is recommended for patients with tuberculous pericarditis and tuberculous meningitis.
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