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Bilocular pericardial cyst in an aberrant location
Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Pericardial cysts classically are found in the right or left cardiophrenic angle and rarely are located outside of this location. An 82-yearold man presented with an asymptomatic cystic mass on chest CT-scan located in the upper right mediastinum and measuring 7=6=4 cm. A follow-up chest CT-scan 12 months later showed that the cyst had increased in size to where it now measured 10=9=8 cm and was noted to be dislocating and compressing the superior vena cava. The patient underwent surgicaldoi:10.1510/icvts.2008.180729 pmid:18824492 fatcat:7pfnvrbcqjc7daca257df322k4