double aortic arch


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dou·ble a·or·tic arch

congenital malformation of the aorta that splits and has a right and a left arch instead of a single arch.
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This is a case report of a patient with double aortic arch that had been misdiagnosed as asthma.
Vascular tracheo-bronchial compression may result from anomalies such as double aortic arch, anomalous left pulmonary artery or aberrant subclavian artery, among others.
The differential diagnosis included an aberrant right subclavian artery, and a double aortic arch was suspected.
Both types of vascular ring--the double aortic arch and the right aortic arch with an aberrant left subclavian artery--can have the same appearance on chest x-ray and barium esophagography.
Right sided aortic arch is a congenital anomaly, which can be a component of a double aortic arch or maybe the sole outlet at the level of the aorta.