Pericardial cyst

Case contributed by Dr Paul Smith
X-ray

Plain film of the Chest reveals multiple sclerotic metastases involving the bilateral shoulders and ribs, in keeping with a diagnosis of metastatic prostatic cancer.

Incidental note is made of a prominent right heart border.

CT

Incidental note is made of a prominent right heart border which, on review of the CT imaging, is shown to be secondary to a pericardial cyst.

Case Discussion

Plain film of the Chest reveals multiple sclerotic metastases involving the bilateral shoulders and ribs, in keeping with a diagnosis of metastatic prostatic cancer.

Incidental note is made of a prominent right heart border which, on review of the CT imaging, is shown to be secondary to a pericardial cyst.

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Case information

rID: 10898
Case created: 30th Sep 2010
Last edited: 26th Sep 2015
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