Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 216–219 | Cite as

MR imaging of isolated right subclavian artery

  • Carlos MarinEmail author
  • Maria L. Sanchez
  • Maria Fernandez-Velilla
  • Yolanda Ruiz
  • Enrique Maroto
  • Jose Delgado
Case Report


We report the MRI findings in a 3-week-old boy with D-transposition of the great arteries and an abnormal origin of the right subclavian artery from the pulmonary artery. This anomaly of the subclavian arteries is called isolation. It is infrequent in patients with a right aortic arch, but exceedingly rare in those with a left aortic arch. This is a unique report of the MRI findings in this congenital abnormality of the aortic arch.


Congenital heart defects Aortic arch MRA MRI 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Marin
    • 1
    Email author
  • Maria L. Sanchez
    • 1
  • Maria Fernandez-Velilla
    • 1
  • Yolanda Ruiz
    • 1
  • Enrique Maroto
    • 2
  • Jose Delgado
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Paediatric RadiologyHospital General Universitario Gregorio MarañónMadridSpain
  2. 2.Department of Paediatric CardiologyHospital General Universitario Gregorio MarañónMadridSpain

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