Left pulmonic recess

The left pulmonic recess is one of the pericardial recesses forming a small space within the pericardium, which arises from the transverse pericardial sinus. It is located posterior to the pulmonary trunk and left pulmonary artery

It may mimic mediastinal lymphadenopathy or a bronchogenic cyst.

Anatomy: Thoracic
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rID: 47079
System: Cardiac
Section: Anatomy
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