Aberrant Subclavian Artery

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Aberrant Subclavian Artery

Aberrant subclavian artery is a rare vascular anomaly that is present from birth. It usually causes no symptoms and is often discovered as an incidental finding (such as through a barium swallow or echocardiogram). Occasionally the anomaly causes swallowing difficulty (dysphagia lusoria). Swallowing symptoms in children may present as feeding difficulty and/or recurrent respiratory tract infection. When aberrant subclavian artery causes no symptoms, treatment is not needed. If the anomaly is causing significant symptoms, treatment may involve surgery. Children with symptomatic aberrant subclavian artery should be carefully evaluated for additional vascular and heart anomalies.
 

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The terms "Aberrant Subclavian Artery" returned 89 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Non-aneurysmal aberrant right subclavian artery causing dysphagia in a young girl: challenges encountered using supraclavicular approach.
 

Author(s): Ahmad K Darwazah, Mohammed Eida, Ramzi Abu Khalil, Hassan Ismail, Naser Hanbali

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Aberrant right subclavian artery is the most common anomaly of the aortic arch. Patients are often asymptomatic and discovered accidentally. Occasionally, they present with symptoms related to oesophageal or tracheal compression.A 13-year-old girl presented with dysphagia and stridor ...

Last Updated: 6 Jul 2015

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Treatment solution by reader: Endovascular treatment of aortic isthmus pseudoaneurysm involving a right aberrant subclavian artery long after multiple coarctation repairs following cervical debranching.
 

Author(s): Murat Ugurlucan, Omer A Sayin, Murat Basaran, Ufuk Alpagut

Journal: Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2015 Jun;20(6):870.

 

Last Updated: 29 May 2015

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Four-branch Prosthetic Graft Used for Stanford Type A Aortic Dissection with Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery.
 

Author(s): Chang-Wei Ren, Yong-Qiang Lai, Sheng Yang, Shang-Dong Xu, Li-Zhong Sun

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2015 Jun;128(11):1558.

 

Last Updated: 29 May 2015

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The terms "Aberrant Subclavian Artery" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Second-trimester fetal aberrant right subclavian artery: original study, systematic review and meta-analysis of performance in detection of Down syndrome.
 

Author(s): J De León-Luis, F Gámez, C Bravo, J M Tenías, Á Arias, R Pérez, E Maroto, Á Aguarón, L Ortiz-Quintana

Journal: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Aug;44(2):147-53.

 

First, to estimate the prevalence of fetal aberrant right subclavian artery (ARSA) in our population and its association with Down syndrome. Second, to determine the feasibility of ultrasound to visualize ARSA in the three planes. Finally, to carry out a systematic review of the literature ...

Last Updated: 4 Aug 2014

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Aberrant subclavian artery: anatomical curiosity or clinical entity.
 

Author(s): Vijay Abraham, Abraham Mathew, Vijit Cherian, Sudhakar Chandran, George Mathew

Journal: Int J Surg. 2009 Apr;7(2):106-9.

 

Dysphagia lusoria, caused by aberrant subclavian artery, is an uncommon cause of dysphagia. When present it is mostly asymptomatic. Barium esophagogram may indicate the presence of this anomaly. Diagnosis needs to be confirmed by CT/MRI prior to any intervention. No treatment is required ...

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2009

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Two cases of aberrant right subclavian artery and right vertebral artery that originated from the right common carotid artery.
 

Author(s): Ji Kang Park, Seung Hyung Kim, Bong Soo Kim, Gukmyung Choi

Journal: Korean J Radiol. 2008 Jul;9 Suppl():S39-42.

 

We present here two patients that had an aberrant right subclavian artery and an anomalous origin of the right vertebral artery from the right common carotid artery. We review the previous literature and discuss herein the embryologic mechanism and clinical implications of this variation.

Last Updated: 8 Jul 2008

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