In-depth

Complications

Fetal alcohol syndrome

 

Pericardial effusion

Pericardial effusion, the accumulation of excess fluid in the sac-like structure around the heart, can decrease heart function and can be life-threatening.

Symptoms

Edema

Shortness of breath

Tests and diagnosis

Chest X-rays

Echocardiogram

Electrocardiogram

Treatments and drugs

Heart transplant

Feb. 04, 2016