Cisterna chyli

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Normal anatomy

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Typical appearance of a normal appearing cisterna chyli, located just to the right of the aorta, in the retrocrural space. 

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Typical appearance of a cisterna chyli (blue arrow).

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Case information

rID: 40050
Published: 20th Oct 2016
Last edited: 12th Apr 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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