Pericardial cyst on the left heart border
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Pericardial cysts are mostly diagnosed in women around 50 years . Ninety percent of the patients are asymptomatic. If symptoms occur, chest pain is most common, followed by dyspnoea and palpitations .
Pericardial cysts are located in the right heart border in 80%, less frequently in the left heart border (15%) and, rarely, in the anterior mediastinum .
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T.H. Pinxterhuis, A.P. van der Weerdt and C.A. da Fonseca declare that they have no competing interests.
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