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Asymptomatic left-sided pericardial cyst
  1. C O'Connell,
  2. A Byrne,
  3. L Swales
  1. Emergency Department, Royal Group of Hospitals, Belfast, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Aoife Byrne, Emergency Department, Royal Group of Hospitals, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, UK; aoifebyrne{at}

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A 25-year-old man attended the emergency department with a 2-day history of right-sided pleuritic chest pain. He was otherwise well and had no significant medical history. His examination was unremarkable.

A chest x ray revealed an unusual …

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