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Case 10471

Multiple variants of supra-aortic vessels

Author(s)
Fiorini S, Gabelloni M, Bemi P, Faggioni L, Bartolozzi C.

Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology,
University Hospital of Pisa, Italy
 
Patient
female, 73 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial CT images
     

    Axial CT Image shows the right vertebral artery arising from the right common carotid artery.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Axial CT image shows arteria lusoria passing behind the oesophagus.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Volume Rendering images
     

    Volume Rendering view shows the right vertebral artery originating from the right common carotid artery, left vertebral artery originating directly from the aortic arch, and arteria lusoria rising as the last branch...

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Volume Rendering view shows the right vertebral artery originating from the right common carotid artery, left vertebral artery originating directly from the aortic arch, and arteria lusoria rising as the last branch...

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Volume Rendering view shows the right vertebral artery originating from the right common carotid artery, left vertebral artery originating directly from the aortic arch, and arteria lusoria rising as the last branch...

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Anomalies of the subclavian arteries

    Type CG represents our patient's right subclavian and left vertebral artery anomalies.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
Axial CT Image shows the right vertebral artery arising from the right common carotid artery.
 
Axial CT image shows arteria lusoria passing behind the oesophagus.
 
Volume Rendering view shows the right vertebral artery originating from the right common carotid artery, left vertebral artery originating directly from the aortic arch, and arteria lusoria rising as the last branch of aortic arch.
 
Volume Rendering view shows the right vertebral artery originating from the right common carotid artery, left vertebral artery originating directly from the aortic arch, and arteria lusoria rising as the last branch of aortic arch.
 
Volume Rendering view shows the right vertebral artery originating from the right common carotid artery, left vertebral artery originating directly from the aortic arch, and arteria lusoria rising as the last branch of aortic arch.
 
Type CG represents our patient's right subclavian and left vertebral artery anomalies.
 
 
 
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