Axial C+ arterial phase
System: Cardiac
Section: Anatomy
Modality: CT (C+ arterial phase)

- “ Prominent superior aortic pericardial recess (normal variant).  It is important to distinguish this in the setting of chest trauma from a periaort...”

Used in the following article:

  • Superior aortic recess - “ The superior aortic recess is one of the pericardial recesses forming a small space within the pericardium, which arises from the superior margin ...”
  • Pericardial recesses - “ The pericardial recesses are small spaces in the pericardial cavity arising from the transverse pericardial sinus that are formed by the reflecti...”

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