4 out of 19
All of the following statements about chronic constrictive pericarditis are true except (PGI Nov 2010)
|A||Commonest cause in India is 'Idiopathic'|
|B||Kussmaul's sign is present|
|C||Ascites is not in proportion to edema|
|D||Right ventricular End Diastolic pressure is raised|
Commonest cause in India is 'Idiopathic'
2. TB (commonest) Q
3. After any pericarditis.
Extra Edge: Constrictive pericarditis does not occur in rheumatic pericarditis (FAQ).