Idiopathic recurrent pericarditis
Synonyms: Idiopathic relapsing pericarditis
Idiopathic recurrent pericarditis is a rare autoinflammatory syndrome defined as recurrence of pericardial inflammation of unknown origin following the first episode of acute pericarditis and a symptom-free interval of 4-6 weeks or longer. Recurrent attacks of chest pain may be the sole presentation or the chest pain may be accompanied by pericardial friction rub electrocardiographic or echocardiographic changes pericardial effusion and increased C-reactive protein. Cardiac tamponade is a rare life-threatening complication.
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Pericarditis Alliance Inc.
The Pericarditis Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of pericardial disease through research, education, and support for patients and healthcare providers.
Autoimmune Registry Inc.
Autoimmune Registry, Inc., ARI, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit umbrella organization that provides a hub for research, statistics, and patient data on all autoimmune diseases. Since 2016 we have operated a database for patients who suffer from any autoimmune disease. Our mission is to reduce the time of diagnosis, support research, compute prevalence statistics, and establish autoimmune disease as a major class of disease so that it receives the awareness of the public, the attention of healthcare providers, and the appropriate funding needed to improve upon existing treatment protocols and disease management strategies.
Ukrainian Association of Pediatric Immunology
Development of pediatric and clinical immunology in Ukraine. Raising awareness of inborn errors of immunity in Ukraine and rare immune diseases; Advocacy campaigns supporting patients with rare immune diseases and their treatment plans; Scientific research; Sharing knowledge about immunoprophylaxis; Advocacy campaigns supporting immunoprophylaxis.
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