Kommerell diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male
MRI

Right descending aorta with left-sided Kommerell diverticulum, typically giving rise to the left  SCA, which originates in a kink. Occluded left vertebral artery. The left CCA is the first branch given off by the ascending aorta. Direct origins of the right SCA and the right CCA from the aortic arch. 

Case Discussion

Typical case of Kommerell diverticulum in a right-sided aortic arch.

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Case information

rID: 14469
Case created: 28th Jul 2011
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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