Right sided aortic arch with Kommerell diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


CT angiography for evaluation of cervical carotid stenosis.

Patient Data

Age: 83
Gender: Female

Case Discussion

A Kommerell diverticulum refers to the bulbous configuration of the origin of an aberrant left subclavian artery in the setting of a right sided aortic arch. However, it was originally described as a diverticular out pouching at origin of an aberrant right subclavian artery with a left sided aortic arch.

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Case information

rID: 17205
Case created: 26th Mar 2012
Last edited: 6th Sep 2015
Systems: Chest, Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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