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SUPERIOR PERIAORTIC PERICARDIAL RECESS

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SUPERIOR PERIAORTIC PERICARDIAL RECESS

1. Mimics lymph nodes, but has a fluid density.
2. The border of the recess wraps around the aorta - forming a 'banana shape'. A node should be ovoid/round.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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