retroesophageal

ret·ro·e·soph·a·ge·al

(ret'rō-ē'sō-faj'ē-ăl),
Posterior to the esophagus.

retroesophageal

(rĕt″rō-ē-sŏf″ă-jē′ăl) [L. retro, behind, + Gr. oisophagos, gullet]
Behind the esophagus.

retroesophageal

behind the esophagus.

retroesophageal right subclavian artery
a vascular anomaly resulting in constriction of the esophagus in the newborn. See also vascular ring.
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Axial chest computed tomography reveals a retroesophageal aberrant right subclavian artery (white arrow) and a Kommerell's diverticulum (gray arrow) with partial thrombosis.
7] In case of retroesophageal course of ARSCA, it may compress esophagus from behind causing dysphagia clinically known as dysphagia lusoria.
sup][1] ARSA may follow a retroesophageal course (80–84%), a course between the trachea and the esophagus (12.
In fact, we also recommend LNM for patients with latent nonrecurrent LN associated with a retroesophageal right subclavian artery, those with previous neck surgery or irradiation, those with palpable lymphadenopathy, and those with nodules showing RLN invasion or compression on USG and requiring open thyroidectomy.
Such a right subclavian artery named as retroesophageal right subclavian artery (RRSA).
Some drawbacks to ultrasonog raphy include its inability to reliably detect retrosternal and retroesophageal adenomas.
Intrathoracic retroesophageal goiter causing tracheal stenosis.
Retroesophageal aortic arch: diagnostic and therapeutic implications of a rare vascular ring.
In contrast, studies in US [sup][2] and Turkey [sup][3] suggested a higher scale of RALL (42%) and left aortic arch with aberrant retroesophageal right subclavian artery (56.
A case of retroesophageal right subclavian artery--with special reference to the morphology of cardiac nerves.
3) Other complications such as retroesophageal abscess, mediastinitis, and pneumothorax are well recognized.