Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.  2017 Feb;50(1):44-46. 10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.44.

Right Aortic Arch with a Retroesophageal Left Subclavian Artery and an Anomalous Origin of the Pulmonary Artery from the Aorta

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  • 1Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Korea. tgjunsmc@gmail.com

Abstract

We report the case of a newborn with a rare anatomic variation: a right aortic arch with a retroesophageal left subclavian artery and an anomalous origin of the pulmonary artery from the aorta. This variation was diagnosed using echocardiography and computed tomography, and we treated the condition surgically.

Keyword

Congenital heart disease; Aortic arch; DiGeorge syndrome

MeSH Terms

Anatomic Variation
Aorta*
Aorta, Thoracic*
DiGeorge Syndrome
Echocardiography
Heart Defects, Congenital
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Pulmonary Artery*
Subclavian Artery*
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