Viral Pericarditis

Pericarditis is an inflammation of the pericardium (serous lining of the heart), which is its most common pathology. Causes can be infectious (tuberculosis remains the most common cause in developing countries) or non-infectious, but remain idiopathic (uncertain) in most cases. In this article, we will analyze in detail the viral form of this disease, and […]

Clinical Picture of Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up inside the arteries. The latter are mainly composed of fat, cholesterol, calcium and other substances found in the blood. Over time, the plaque narrows the lumen of the artery. This entails restricting the flow of oxygen-rich blood to organs and other parts of the body. Atherosclerosis […]