Aberrant right subclavian artery

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


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Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

The right subclavian artery is arising from the arch of aorta directly posterior to the esophagus.
Mild degenerative changes as osteophytosis are seen at the thoracic spine.

Case Discussion

Features on CT scan are consistent with aberrant right subclavian artery (ARSA) that is the most common aortic arch anomaly.

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Case information

rID: 87093
Published: 21st Feb 2021
Last edited: 22nd Feb 2021
System: Chest, Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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