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Intrapericardial foregut cyst associated with intrauterine death.
  1. E E Mooney,
  2. T D Wax,
  3. K A Reimer
  1. Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

    Abstract

    Intrapericardial developmental foregut cysts are rare and are most frequently incidental findings at necropsy in adults. A 29 year old Asian woman delivered a 24 week stillborn fetus seven days after diagnosis of intrauterine death caused by rupture of a foregut cyst. Multiple cysts occupied the wall of the right atrium and its rupture caused haemopericardium and cardiac tamponade.

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