Bovine aortic arch

Case contributed by Dr Mostafa Mahmoud El Feky

Presentation

Aortic angiography.

Bovine Aortic Arch

Modality: DSA (angiography)

The left common carotid artery arises at the point where the innominate artery arises.

Case Discussion

A bovine arch is to the most common variant of the aortic arch, where the brachiocephalic (or innominate) artery shares a common origin with the left common carotid artery, i.e. the left common carotid artery arises at the point where the innominate artery arises.

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Case Information

rID: 22280
Case created: 24th Mar 2013
Last edited: 5th Oct 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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