EURORAD ESR

Case 13035

Pleuro-Pericardial Cyst: A Case Report

Author(s)
Shoubhi Bhatnagar, Digish Shah

19, ANUPAM SOCIETY 390007 VADODARA, India; Email:digishdr@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 40 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest Radiograph
     

    A sharply marginated homogenous opacity is noted in the right cardio-phrenic angle. It is not silhouetting the cardiac or the diaphragmatic borders. The lesion was making obtuse angle within the lung parenchyma –...

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: Digital radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    On the lateral radiograph of chest the lesion is noted in retrosternal space. No air fluid level or calcification seen. No evidence of rib erosions.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: Digital radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Ultrasound

    An anechoic cystic (c ) lesion adjacent to the right side of the heart. It was seen superior to the liver. There were no septations or solid component within the lesion.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Computed Tomography

    A fluid density structure is noted adjacent to right side of the heart. The CT HU value of the lesion was between 2-10 HU. The ribs appeared normal. No other significant findings were noted.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
A sharply marginated homogenous opacity is noted in the right cardio-phrenic angle. It is not silhouetting the cardiac or the diaphragmatic borders. The lesion was making obtuse angle within the lung parenchyma – mediastinal lesion.
 
On the lateral radiograph of chest the lesion is noted in retrosternal space. No air fluid level or calcification seen. No evidence of rib erosions.
 
An anechoic cystic (c ) lesion adjacent to the right side of the heart. It was seen superior to the liver. There were no septations or solid component within the lesion.
 
A fluid density structure is noted adjacent to right side of the heart. The CT HU value of the lesion was between 2-10 HU. The ribs appeared normal. No other significant findings were noted.
 
 
 
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