JOURNAL ARTICLE

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
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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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