Right sided aortic arch

Case contributed by Naeem Jagirdar
Diagnosis almost certain


Self referral with cough for 6 weeks

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.



Right sided aortic arch.



Right sided aortic arch, indenting the right and posterior aspects of the trachea. There is associated with aberrant left subclavian artery.

Case Discussion

Congenital right sided aortic arch causing mediastinal widening. CXR and non-contrast CT performed to rule out a neoplastic lesion. Plain radiograph and non-contrast CT demonstrating a right sided aortic arch.

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