Pericardial cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Chest pain workup.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

A 60 × 27 × 25 mm well-defined fluid attenuation oval-shaped mass is noted next to the pericardium at the right paracardiac region.

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 62182
Published: 15th Aug 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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