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Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2010 Jul;3(2):169-70. doi: 10.4103/0974-2069.74049.

Imaging features of double aortic arch shown by multidetector computed tomography angiography.

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Department of Pediatrics, U N Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre, Ahmedabad, India.


We present a three-dimensional reconstructed image of vascular ring in a 2.5-month-old patient, which was obtained using multidetector computed tomography (MDCT). MDCT angiography made an accurate diagnosis of this life-threatening, but correctable, anomaly in an infant with a stridor, repeated respiratory infections and episodes of apnea.


Double aortic arch; multidetector computed tomography; stridor; vascular ring

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