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Case 2770

Right-sided aortic arch: the report of a case and a review of the literature

Author(s)
Carloia S, Mancini P, Ferretti G, Pucci A, Cantarelli D, Tranquilli Leali FM
 
Patient
male, 79 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 19.07.2005
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.2770
  • Section Cardiovascular
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Student
  • Views 4457
  • Language(s)
  • Figure 1
    X-ray film

    A plain X-ray film of the chest showing a right-sided aortic knob.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: X-ray film;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT scans
     

    An axial CT scan of the chest confirming the position of the aorta on the right side (indicated by an arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scan;

    An axial CT scan (at the level of the bifurcation of the pulmonary trunk) that shows the right-sided aorta (indicated by an arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scan;
     
     
A plain X-ray film of the chest showing a right-sided aortic knob.
 
An axial CT scan of the chest confirming the position of the aorta on the right side (indicated by an arrow).
 
An axial CT scan (at the level of the bifurcation of the pulmonary trunk) that shows the right-sided aorta (indicated by an arrow).
 
 
 
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