Right sided aortic arch

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Asymptomatic patient.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
CT

CT Chest

There is a right sided aortic arch. 

Case Discussion

Right aortic arch occurs when its crossing over the right bronchus. It is a rare congenital defect of the aorta and is present in about 0.05% of the population.

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Case information

rID: 18493
Case created: 10th Jul 2012
Last edited: 8th Sep 2015
Systems: Chest, Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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