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Case 15694

Dysphagia lusoria – A rare clinical entity in the adult

Author(s)
D. Campos Correia, E. Bandeira, F. Cruz, R. Cabral, I. Amaral

Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental;
Rua da Junqueira, 126
1349-019 Lisboa, Portugal;
Email:davidcorreia7@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 40 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Barium swallow
     

    AP (left) and lateral (right) view of a barium swallow examination showing an oblique indentation in the upper oesophagus.

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Arteriovenous malformations;

    AP (left) and lateral (right) view of a barium swallow examination showing an oblique indentation in the upper oesophagus (red markers).

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Arteriovenous malformations;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT
     

    CT (axial view) showing an aberrant right subclavian artery arising distally from the aortic arch (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Arteriovenous malformations;

    CT (coronal view) showing an aberrant right subclavian artery arising distally from the aortic arch (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Arteriovenous malformations;

    CT (sagittal view) showing an aberrant right subclavian artery arising distally from the aortic arch (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Arteriovenous malformations;
     
     
AP (left) and lateral (right) view of a barium swallow examination showing an oblique indentation in the upper oesophagus.
 
AP (left) and lateral (right) view of a barium swallow examination showing an oblique indentation in the upper oesophagus (red markers).
 
CT (axial view) showing an aberrant right subclavian artery arising distally from the aortic arch (arrow).
 
CT (coronal view) showing an aberrant right subclavian artery arising distally from the aortic arch (arrow).
 
CT (sagittal view) showing an aberrant right subclavian artery arising distally from the aortic arch (arrow).
 
 
 
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