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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 (red) is an opacity seen on this lateral view,  posterior to the trachea (blue) and the esophagus.  The arms are raised, and the glenohumeral joint (head of the humerus and scapula) are outlined in white.
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MPX2243_synpic57169: Right sided aortic arch (red) is an opacity seen on this lateral view, posterior to the trachea (blue) and the esophagus. The arms are raised, and the glenohumeral joint (head of the humerus and scapula) are outlined in white.


Right aortic arch with aberrant left subclavian artery

Torres M.D. ETM - MedPix (2012)

Right sided aortic arch (red) is an opacity seen on this lateral view,  posterior to the trachea (blue) and the esophagus.  The arms are raised, and the glenohumeral joint (head of the humerus and scapula) are outlined in white.
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MPX2243_synpic57169: Right sided aortic arch (red) is an opacity seen on this lateral view, posterior to the trachea (blue) and the esophagus. The arms are raised, and the glenohumeral joint (head of the humerus and scapula) are outlined in white.

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.