Aortic arch origin of left vertebral artery


Incidental finding in a case of appendicular mucinous tumor.

Patient Data

Age: 66 years old
Gender: Male

Aortic arch origin of the left vertebral artery (between the left common carotid and left subclavian arteries)

Case Discussion

Subclavian artery is the usual origin of the vertebral artery. However, it can originate from the aortic arch as seen in this case. 

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Case information

rID: 46327
Published: 30th Jun 2016
Last edited: 3rd Jul 2016
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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