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[Intrapericardial cyst of the pericardium].

Authors
  • Fiala, P
  • Cermák, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Rozhledy v chirurgii : měsíčník Československé chirurgické společnosti
Publication Date
Feb 01, 1994
Volume
73
Issue
1
Pages
26–27
Identifiers
PMID: 8160083
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The authors present the case--history of a female patient with an intrapericardial cyst in the pericardium which exerted pressure and caused thus discomfort to the patient. After extirpation of the cyst via sternotomy the patient has no complaints. The authors draw attention to the rare occurrence of these cyst in the pericardial cavity and to pitfalls of diagnosis and surgery of this located cysts.

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