Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 170--172

Anomalous origin of the left innominate (brachiocephalic) artery in the right aortic arch: How can it be anomalous when the left innominate artery is absent?


Francesca Raimondi1, Damien Bonnet1, Tal Geva2, Stephen P Sanders3 
1 Centre de Référence Malformations Cardiaques Congénitales Complexes-M3C Université Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France
2 Department of Cardiology; Cardiology, Pathology, and Cardiac Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
3 Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston; Department of Cardiology, Pathology, and Cardiac Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Massachusetts, USA

Correspondence Address:
Stephen P Sanders
Department of Cardiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston - 02115, Massachusetts
USA

An unusual case of a rare vascular ring, which has been called right aortic arch with aberrant left innominate artery, is presented. The appearance of this case led to the realization that there is really no innominate artery present in this anomaly but only the left dorsal aorta. We present a clarification of the nature and likely development of the vessels present.


How to cite this article:
Raimondi F, Bonnet D, Geva T, Sanders SP. Anomalous origin of the left innominate (brachiocephalic) artery in the right aortic arch: How can it be anomalous when the left innominate artery is absent?.Ann Pediatr Card 2016;9:170-172


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Raimondi F, Bonnet D, Geva T, Sanders SP. Anomalous origin of the left innominate (brachiocephalic) artery in the right aortic arch: How can it be anomalous when the left innominate artery is absent?. Ann Pediatr Card [serial online] 2016 [cited 2019 Dec 10 ];9:170-172
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