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Echocardiographic features of a mediastinal pancreatic pseudocyst.
  1. C N Aroney,
  2. M R Nicholson,
  3. J E Shevland


    Cross sectional echocardiography detected a mediastinal pancreatic pseudocyst which caused extracardiac compression in a 49 year old man. Computed tomography confirmed the presence of a cystic lesion lying behind the heart and extending from the pancreas to above the carina. Surgical decompression resulted in resolution of the clinical and echocardiographic findings.

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