Aortic arch origin of left vertebral artery

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Four branches from the aortic arch arch are noted, with the third branch being the left vertebral artery. 

Case Discussion

Arch origin of the left vertebral artery is a not uncommon anatomical variant.

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Case information

rID: 14348
Published: 17th Jul 2011
Last edited: 23rd May 2020
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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