Pericardial cyst

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty


No significant history.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

X-ray shows a well defined area of soft tissue density noted in the right paracardiac area silhouetting with the right cardiophrenic angle on its medial aspect and with diaphragm on its inferior aspect.

These findings are seen on the AP and right lateral projection views.

Case Discussion

Case of a pericardial cyst

Right sided cyst has a higher incidence than left

Incidental finding as the pt is asymptomatic.

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Case information

rID: 27107
Published: 21st Jan 2014
Last edited: 1st Oct 2015
System: Chest
Tag: aps
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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