Left vertebral artery originating from the aortic arch

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Four branches from the aortic arch arch are noted, with the third branch being the left vertebral artery. 

Case Discussion

Arch origin of the left vertebral artery is a not uncommon anatomical variant.

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Case Information

rID: 14348
Case created: 17th Jul 2011
Last edited: 15th Oct 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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