An exceedingly rare association of an isolated right subclavian artery with transposition of great vessels

Mumun Sinha, Niraj Nirmal Pandey, Arun Sharma, Priya Jagia
Annals of Pediatric Cardiology 2020, 13 (2): 177-178
Isolation of the right subclavian artery (RSCA), defined as loss of continuity between the RSCA and aorta, is a rare anomaly and its association with dextrotransposition of great arteries (D-TGA) is exceedingly unusual. We present the case of a 5-day-old neonate with cyanosis from birth and a transthoracic echocardiographic diagnosis of D-TGA, where on computed tomography angiography, the RSCA was seen arising from the proximal part of the ipsilateral pulmonary artery via a patent right ductus arteriosus.

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