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ISSN 0026-4733

Online ISSN 1827-1626

 

Minerva Chirurgica 2007 April;62(2):133-6

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Pericardial cyst located in the anterior mediastinum mimicking a thymoma. A presentation of two cases

Van Der Laan M. J. 1, Van Keulen E. M. 2, Phaff M. 1, Eerenberg J. P. 1

1 Department of Surgery Hilversum Hospital Hilversum, The Netherlands
2 Department of Radiology Hilversum Hospital Hilversum, The Netherlands

Pericardial cysts are rare but well recognized tumors of the mediastinum. Most pericardial cysts are located in the right or left cardiophrenic angle. At other locations these cysts may pose a diagnostic problem. We present two cases of an atypically located pericardial cyst and a short review of the literature.

language: English


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