Transverse pericardial sinus (Gray's anatomy illustration)

Case contributed by Dr Ayla Al Kabbani

Posterior wall of the pericardial sac, showing the lines of reflection of the serous pericardium on the great vessels. (Transverse sinus labeled at center. Oblique sinus not labeled, but visible inferior to transverse sinus between the right and left pulmonary veins).

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This image is from Wikipedia and Gray’s Anatomy (public domain, out of copyright).

Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gray489.png 

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rID: 65658
Published: 17th Jan 2019
Last edited: 21st Jan 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
Institution: Damascus University - Faculty of Medicine

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