Pericardial cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


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Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

A well-defined structure with a mean attenuation value of 5 HU is noted at the right cardiophrenic region, abutting the right heart border, measuring 27 × 15mm 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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Case information

rID: 65821
Published: 25th Jan 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest, Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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