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Asymptomatic double aortic arch

Authors Sariaydin M, Findik S, Atici AG, Ozkaya S, Uluisik A

Published 7 July 2010 Volume 2010:3 Pages 63—66


Review by Single anonymous peer review

Peer reviewer comments 3

Muzaffer Sariaydin1, Serhat Findik1, Atilla Guven Atici1, Sevket Ozkaya2, Aziz Uluisik1

1Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey; 2Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Rize University, Rize, Turkey

Abstract: A 51-year-old male patient with a past history of lung tuberculosis was referred to our clinic for routine control. The patient reported no complaints and chest X-ray was normal. Three-dimensional thoracic computed tomography revealed a balanced-type double aortic arch with no compression of trachea or esophagus.

Keywords: double aortic arch, asymptomatic, adult, three dimensional computed tomography

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