Cardiophrenic angle mass (mnemonic)

Dr Owen Kang et al.

A useful mnemonic to remember the differential diagnoses of a cardiophrenic angle mass is:

  • Fat PAD


  • F: fat
  • P: pericardial cyst
  • A: aneurysm, adenopathy (lymph nodes)
  • D: diaphragmatic hernia
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rID: 45895
System: Chest
Section: Mnemonics
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