Bovine arch

Case contributed by Dr Safwat Mohammad Almoghazy

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Staging CT for breast cancer

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Left pulmonary nodules largest on the left lower lobe. No suspicious pulmonary lesions seen in the right lung or pleural effusion. Evidence of right mastectomy with no suspicious lesions seen in the operative bed. Rounded solitary lymph node is seen in the left axilla (pectoral group I) measuring about 0.9 X 0.9 cm with no obvious lesions seen in the left breast for mammogram correlation.

Bovine aortic arch (normal variant) is incidentally noted; the brachiocephalic (innominate) artery shares a common origin with the left common carotid artery. 

Case Discussion

Bovine aortic arch (normal variant) is incidentally noted; the brachiocephalic (innominate) artery shares a common origin with the left common carotid artery. 

 

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Case Information

rID: 50597
Case created: 12th Jan 2017
Last edited: 13th Jan 2017
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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