Right pulmonic recess

The right pulmonic recess is one of the pericardial recesses forming a small space within the pericardium, which arises from the transverse pericardial sinus. It is located posterior to the right pulmonary artery and anterior to the oesophagus.

It may mimic mediastinal lymphadenopathy or a bronchogenic cyst.

Thoracic anatomy
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rID: 47081
System: Cardiac
Section: Anatomy
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