Pericardial cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Work up for chronic cough.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
CT

A well-defined structure with mean attenuation value of 8 HU is noted in right cardio-costal region, abutting the right heart border, measuring 20 mm in diameter. 

Case Discussion

Features are most likely compatible with a pericardial cyst, which is an uncommon benign congenital anomaly of the anterior and middle mediastinum.

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