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2009-10-11-09 Right aortic arch © Badi www.thefetus.net/

Right aortic arch 

Amal Badi, MD.

Health Bay Clinic, Al-Wasl Road, Umm Suqeim, Dubai, UAE.

Case report

The following images show a case of right sided aortic arch diagnosed at 21st week of a pregnancy.

Images 1, 2: 21st week of pregnancy; the images show three-vessel view of the heart with the trachea lying between the aorta and pulmonary artery. The aorta is on the right side of the trachea and the pulmonary artery, ductus arteriosus, and aorta make a U shape confluence encircling the esophagus and trachea. 

 

Images 3, 4: 21st week of pregnancy; color Doppler image showing the three-vessel view of the heart with the U shape confluence of the pulmonary artery, ductus arteriosus, and aorta encircling the esophagus and trachea.

Videos 1, 2: 21st week of pregnancy; the videos show three-vessel view of the heart with the trachea lying between the aorta and pulmonary artery. The aorta is on the right side of the trachea and the pulmonary artery, ductus arteriosus, and aorta make a U shape confluence encircling the esophagus and trachea.

 

 

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