Moguls of the heart (illustration)

Case contributed by Vincent Tatco
Diagnosis not applicable

Diagrams showing the anatomy of the cardiomediastinal silhouette with the corresponding mogul on the frontal chest radiograph:

  • first mogul - aortic knob (aortic arch)
  • second mogul - main pulmonary artery segment
  • third mogul - dilated left atrial appendage
  • fourth mogul - left ventricle
  • fifth mogul - prominent pericardial fat pad

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