Definition of Dressler syndrome

Reviewed on 6/3/2021

Dressler syndrome: Pericarditis (inflammation of the pericardium, the sac-like covering of the heart) after a heart attack. Named for the Polish-born American physician William Dressler (1890-1969).

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In the U.S., 1 in every 4 deaths is caused by heart disease. See Answer

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