Aneurysm of an aberrant right subclavian artery: case report and review of the literature.

@article{Kiernan1993AneurysmOA,
  title={Aneurysm of an aberrant right subclavian artery: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={P. Kiernan and Joseph A. Dearani and Will Byrne and Timothy Ehrlich and William Carter and G A Krasicky and W G Harshaw},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={1993},
  volume={68 5},
  pages={468-74}
}
In this article, we describe a case of a surgically treated aneurysm of an aberrant right subclavian artery. The historical literature to date is summarized, as are the key concepts relative to the anatomy, embryology, diagnosis, and treatment of this uncommonly occurring entity. Although the topic might be expected to be of concern to only a few specialists, all physicians should be aware that a patient with an enlarging aneurysm of an aberrant subclavian artery may experience dyspnea… CONTINUE READING