Right aortic arch with aberrant left subclavian artery

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

Barium swallow

Persistent smooth posterior esophageal indentation, suggestive of vascular impression.

Right aortic arch

CTA clearly shows a right aortic arch with left aberrant subclavian artery passing posterior to the esophagus and trachea.

Case Discussion

25-year-old female with a right sided aortic arch and aberrant left subclavian artery. 

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Case information

rID: 8479
Published: 4th Feb 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Vascular, Chest
Tag: aorta
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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