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Right aortic arch with aberrant left subclavian artery

Torres M.D. ETM - MedPix (2012)

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Affiliation: Civilian Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Right aortic arch with aberrant left subclavian artery

History: This 40 y.o. woman presents with dysphagia and no other significant symptoms. No PMH

Findings: • Chest plain film: Right sided aortic arch, the lateral view shows an opacity located posterior to the esophagus ans anterior displacement of the trachea. • Barium swallow: Extrinsic compression on the posterior wall of the esophagus. • Chest CT: Right sided arch and an aberrant left subclavian artery arising from a large aortic diverticulum and traveling posterior to the esophagus causing compression on the posterior esophageal wall.

Ddx: None.

Dxhow: Imaging anatomy

Exam: WNL (we never looked)

No MeSH data available.


Right sided aortic arch and proximal descending thoracic aorta (red).  The trachea and proximal bronchi are in blue.
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Right aortic arch with aberrant left subclavian artery

Torres M.D. ETM - MedPix (2012)

Right sided aortic arch and proximal descending thoracic aorta (red).  The trachea and proximal bronchi are in blue.
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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MPX2243_synpic57168: Right sided aortic arch and proximal descending thoracic aorta (red). The trachea and proximal bronchi are in blue.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Civilian Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Right aortic arch with aberrant left subclavian artery

History: This 40 y.o. woman presents with dysphagia and no other significant symptoms. No PMH

Findings: • Chest plain film: Right sided aortic arch, the lateral view shows an opacity located posterior to the esophagus ans anterior displacement of the trachea. • Barium swallow: Extrinsic compression on the posterior wall of the esophagus. • Chest CT: Right sided arch and an aberrant left subclavian artery arising from a large aortic diverticulum and traveling posterior to the esophagus causing compression on the posterior esophageal wall.

Ddx: None.

Dxhow: Imaging anatomy

Exam: WNL (we never looked)

No MeSH data available.