Double aortic arch

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz

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Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Double aortic arch is noted.

Case Discussion

Double aortic arch is an uncommon anomaly resulting from the persistence of the fetal double aortic arch system. One arch is dominant commonly while the other arch may be of small caliber or represented by a fibrous band.

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Case information

rID: 69148
Published: 30th Jun 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Liaquat National Hospital

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