Left pulmonic recess

Last revised by Dr Mark Thurston on 02 Aug 2021

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.

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