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Case report: Epidermoid cyst misdiagnosed as a loculated pericardial effusion.

Authors
  • Sharma, Nc1
  • Sharma, Anshu
  • Bajaj, Manish
  • 1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, R.N.T. Medical College and Associated Group of Hospitals, Udaipur (Rajasthan)-313 004, India. , (India)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging
Publisher
Medknow Publications
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2008
Volume
18
Issue
4
Pages
319–321
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.40956
PMID: 19774191
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

A 25-year old man presented with a mediastinal lesion which was initially diagnosed as a loculated pericardial collection on echocardiography. Subsequent imaging showed it to be a cystic mediastinal mass, and following surgery and histopathology, it turned out to be an epidermoid cyst.

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