cardiophrenic

cardiophrenic

pertaining to the heart and diaphragm.

cardiophrenic angle
viewed on radiographs as the angle formed by shadows of the diaphragm and the heart. Alterations may be used to assess changes in the size and position of the heart.
cardiophrenic ligament
see phrenicocardial ligament.
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They occur most commonly in the right greater than left cardiophrenic angles and rarely in the anterior mediastinum.
Chest X-ray showed nodular opacity in left upper zone likely to be an old solidified granuloma and the rest of lung fields were clear but blunting of left cardiophrenic angle was noted which later showed on ultrasonography to be pleural thickening.
A chest X-ray revealed smoothly marginated opacity in the region of the right cardiophrenic angle that partially enclosing the right border of the heart (Fig.
Diagnosis is often suspected based on the incidental findings of a right-sided, rounded, cardiophrenic mass.
The cysts are thin-walled and translucent, are lined by endothelial cells, contain watery yellow fluid, usually are attached by a thick fibrous pedicle, and most commonly are located in the right cardiophrenic angle (Figure 24).
They are typically located just anterior to the aortic root, although they can occur anywhere from the neck to the cardiophrenic angle.
Both are typically situated at the cardiophrenic angle.
In radiographs, the foramen of Morgagni hernia appears as a homogenous mass in the right cardiophrenic angle (2).
Massive contiguous pathologic adenopathy was also noted in the right cardiophrenic region.