Aberrant right subclavian artery


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

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

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
Published: 29th Jun 2016
Last edited: 24th Jan 2020
System: Vascular, Chest
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