Aberrant right subclavian artery

Case contributed by Dr Francisco Faicán B



Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

Contrast chest CT demonstrates an aberrant right subclavian artery. The aberrant artery courses behind trachea and oesophagus.

Case Discussion

Dysphagia is the main symptom in this case.

The aberrant right subclavian artery occurs in approximately 80% posterior to oesophagus.

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Case information

rID: 52850
Case created: 22nd Apr 2017
Last edited: 3rd Jul 2017
Systems: Vascular, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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