Dysphagia lusoria

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

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Dysphagia

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female
CT

Left sided aortic arch with aberrant right subclavian artery is seen extrinsically indenting the posterior wall of the upper thoracic esophagus; it's also mildly indented by tortuous proximal left common carotid artery crossing along its left lateral aspect. 

Asymmetric mild enlargement of both lingual & palatine tonsils, more on the right.

Annotated image

Left sided aortic arch with aberrant right subclavian artery is seen extrinsically indenting the posterior wall of the upper thoracic esophagus; it's also mildly indented by tortuous proximal left common carotid artery crossing along its left lateral aspect. (Arrows)

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Case information

rID: 32402
Case created: 25th Nov 2014
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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