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Aberrant right subclavian artery (CTA)

Case contributed by: Dr Frank Gaillard


Incidental finding

Patient Data:

Age: Adult

CTA chest

Modality: CT

Typical appearance of a retro-oesophageal aberrant right subclavian artery

Case Discussion:

Aberrant right subclavian arteries, with no other arch anomalies, are a common incidental finding and have little clinical significance (other than confusing angiographers). 

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