Right sided aortic arch

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

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Incidental finding

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male
X-ray

Plain radiograph demonstrating a right sided aortic arch.
 

Case Discussion

Right sided aortic arch is an uncommon anatomical anomaly ( <0.1% of the population ) which results from the persistence of the right 4th branchial arch.1

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Case information

rID: 22162
Case created: 16th Mar 2013
Last edited: 19th Feb 2016
Systems: Vascular, Chest
Tag: aorta
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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