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Right-sided oropharyngeal cervical aortic arch.
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PMID:  20634765     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a rare case of cervical aortic arch with associated spontaneously ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm. Our case is unique in that the apex of the arch was at the level of the second cervical vertebra, the most cranial location of all reported cases. To our knowledge, this case represents the first "oropharyngeal cervical aortic arch" ever described. We will briefly discuss the embryology of the normal thoracic aorta and the postulated embryology of the cervical aortic arch. We will describe the Haughton classification of cervical aortic arches and discuss typical associated conditions, emphasizing the key findings in these complex anomalies.
Authors:
Jared S Halpin; Jeffrey R Kunin; Melissa L Rosado-de-Christenson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of thoracic imaging     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1536-0237     ISO Abbreviation:  J Thorac Imaging     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8606160     Medline TA:  J Thorac Imaging     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  W124-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA.
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