Dressler's syndrome is pericarditis which develops 2-10 weeks after myocardial infarction or due to a traumatic etiology. Dressler's syndrome is an immune system response that damages the heart tissues or pericardium secondary to events like myocardial infarction, heart surgery, or traumatic injury with incidence of 3-4 %. This is usually diagnosed in autopsy due to the narrow treatment window which makes clinical diagnosis difficult. This case highlights the rare condition called Dressler's syndrome.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Punjab Academy of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology|
|Publication status||Published - 01-01-2021|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine