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Imaging of an Atypical Pericardial Cyst.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22921797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pericardial cysts are uncommon mediastinal lesions that are usually congenital in origin. Patients are usually asymptomatic and the cysts are generally discovered on routine radiography for unrelated purposes. This case illustrates a symptomatic presentation of a haemorrhagic pericardial cyst in which radiographic, echocardiographic and multislice (MRI and CT) imaging were performed. The imaging findings were not typical of pericardial cysts leading to a diagnostic quandary despite the varied imaging techniques. In conclusion, it is important to appreciate that the imaging findings of pericardial cysts can be varied. Radiologists and clinicians alike should be aware of this variability.
Authors:
Norzailin Abu Bakar; Yang Faridah Abdul Aziz; Ravinderjit Singh Sandhu; Farhana Fadzli; Nur Adura Yaakub; Sivakumar Krishnasamy; Raja Amin Raja Mokhtar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart, lung & circulation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1444-2892     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Lung Circ     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100963739     Medline TA:  Heart Lung Circ     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS) and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ). Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Biomedical Imaging, University Malaya Research Imaging Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Department of Radiology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Medicine, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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