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Hemopericardium
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 I23.0, I31.2, S26.0
ICD-9 423.0, 860.2

Hemopericardium refers to blood in the pericardial sac of the heart. It is a cause of pericardial effusion, and can also cause cardiac tamponade.[1]

The condition can be caused by trauma,[2] but it has also been observed in patients on anticoagulant therapy.[3][4]

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