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Left aortic arch, retro-esophageal aortic segment, right descending aorta and right patent ductus arteriosus--a very rare "vascular ring" malformation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2433804     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A vascular ring formed by a left aortic arch, a retro-esophageal segment, a right descending aorta and right-sided ductus or ligamentum arteriosum is a very rare anomaly up to now; only 16 cases have been reported in the literature. This report presents the case of an infant suffering from the symptoms of airway and esophageal compression, who was successfully operated on for this anomaly at the age of 5 months. The diagnosis was established by means of esophagogram and angiography. Diagnostic criteria and guidelines for therapy are discussed.
K Minami; K S Sagoo; W Matthies; H Meyer; R Körfer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0171-6425     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  1986 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-03-20     Completed Date:  1987-03-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  395-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aorta / abnormalities*,  embryology,  surgery
Aorta, Thoracic / abnormalities*,  radiography,  surgery
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / radiography,  surgery*
Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities,  radiography

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