An unusual aberrant left subclavian artery

P. H. Nath, W. Castaneda-Zuniga, C. L. Zollikofer, G. Velasquez, K. Amplatz, J. E. Edwards

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In a child with tetralogy of Fallot, pulmonary atresia, and right aortic arch, the left subclavian artery arose from an unusually low position, and was initially misinterpreted as a systemic pulmonary collateral. This anomaly probably resulted from a 'lag' in embryological migration of the left subclavian artery onto the aortic arch.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-18
Number of pages2
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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