Normal CT upper limb angiography

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Presentation

Right upper limb pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

I- AORTIC ARCH:

  • Normal appearance of the ascending aorta, aortic arch and descending thoracic aorta with no aneurysmal dilatation, stenotic lesion or intimal dissection.
  • Normal appearance of the aortic arch branches showing average diameters. No arch dissection or aneurysmal dilatation.

II- RIGHT UPPER LIMB ARTERIAL AXIS:

  • Normal appearance of the subclavian, axillary and brachial arteries with no stenotic or occlusive lesions.
  • Patent common interossous, anterior and posterior inter-osseous arteries which could be traced down to the wrist.
  • Patent radial artery which could be traced down to the wrist with patent deep palmar arch and palmar metacarpal digital arteries.
  • Patent ulnar artery which could be traced to the wrist with patent superficial palmar arch and common palmar digital arteries.

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