Aberrant right subclavian artery

Presentation

Incidental finding in a case of renal cell carcinoma (RCC).

Patient Data

Age: 59-year-old
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Incidentally noted retro-esophageal aberrant right subclvaian artery. Right thyroid nodule is also noted.

Case Discussion

Aberrant right subclavian artery is one of the vascular anomalies related to aortic arch.It can be retro-esophageal in location, pass between trachea and esophagus or anterior to trachea.The retro-esophageal course is the commonest type.

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Case Information

rID: 46271
Case created: 29th Jun 2016
Last edited: 29th Jun 2016
Systems: Vascular, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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