Pericardial cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
CT

A 37×33×25mm well-defined cyst with mean internal attenuation of 10HU is noted at right cardiophrenic angle.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates the appearances of a pericardial cyst and its typical location on right cardiophrenic angle.  On chest x ray they can mimic pericardial fat pad or Morgagni hernia.

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Case information

rID: 60643
Published: 31st May 2018
Last edited: 31st May 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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