What is a pericardial cyst？
Pericardial cysts are uncommon paracardiac lesions. They usually do not cause obvious symptoms and they are mostly detected by chance. And they are unusual pain cause of chest pain.
- Recurrent chest pain
- Shortness of breath
We can find them on the right side. Over 75% of them are right-sided and about 22% left-sided.
- Chest X-ray
- Chest computed tomography
Treatment and prognosis
They are benign lesions. All the following treatments depend on the characteristics and location of the cyst and the patient’s surgical risk. Treatment options include:
- Video-assisted thoracic surgery
If the above-mentioned symptoms occur to you, please turn to your doctor for help.
Keywords: pericardial cyst; chest pain; right-sided.