Co-dominant double aortic arch

Case contributed by Dr Matthew Lukies


Shortness of breath and raised white cell count. Query chest infection.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Double aortic arch with co-dominant configuration. The right subclavian artery originates from the right aortic arch.

No vascular diverticulum.

Fatty liver.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates the anatomic variant of double aortic arch with a co-dominant configuration, which is less common (5%) than the right dominant arch configuration (70%) and the left dominant arch configuration (20%).

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Case information

rID: 56012
Published: 5th Oct 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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