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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 40, Issue 6, pp 876–884 | Cite as

Aortic arch malformations

  • Christian J. KellenbergerEmail author
Review

Abstract

Although anomalies of the aortic arch and its branches are relatively uncommon malformations, they are often associated with congenital heart disease. Isolated lesions may be clinically significant when the airways are compromised by a vascular ring. In this article, the development and imaging appearance of the aortic arch system and its various malformations are reviewed.

Keywords

Aorta Arteries Congenital malformation MRI CT Child 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic ImagingUniversity Children’s HospitalZürichSwitzerland

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