Am J Gastroenterol. Jun;95(6) Dysphagia lusoria: clinical aspects, manometric findings, diagnosis, and therapy. Janssen M(1), Baggen MG, Veen. Dysphagia lusoria is an impairment of swallowing due to compression from an aberrant right subclavian artery (arteria lusoria). Clinical presentation Most. Dysphagia is a relatively common and increasingly prevalent clinical problem, with prevalence of nearly 22% in the adult primary care population and of % .

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This leads to the aberrant artery, which often follows a retro-esophageal course Fig. In addition, the patient reported a subjective sensation of something blocked in his left chest.

Indian J Radiol Imaging ; The aberrant subclavian artery. However, it is generally asymptomatic. At the end of the operative procedure, there was no vocal cord paralysis, and good pulses were palpated in the right radial artery.

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Case 2 Case 2. Computed tomography and angiography confirmed the diagnosis and excluded aneurysms. Memoirs Med Soc London ;2: In children, the most common presentations are stridor and recurrent chest infections, may be due to their tracheal softening comparing to adult population.

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Four years later, she remained without symptoms of dysphagia. An atlas of vascular rings and dyephagia malformations of the aortic arch system. Select your language of interest to view the total content in your interested language. Levitt B, Richter JE. Surgical treatment for dysphagia lusoria.

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Case Report A year-old, otherwise-healthy woman with a 6-year history of progressive dysphagia was referred to Waterbury Hospital.

This vessel arises as the last great vessel of the aortic arch, from the dorsal margin of the aorta, and steers towards the right arm, crossing the middle line of the body and usually passing behind the esophagus. The distal end was anastomosed to the right common carotid artery. Actually, contrast swallow studies have been recognized for diagnostic screening of dysphagia lusoria [ 7 ].

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Thank you for updating your details. After rotation of the dorsal aorta, the right 7th intersegmental artery becomes the aberrant right subclavian artery. Edit article Share article View revision history.

When the symptoms are intractable, surgical correction should be considered even if coexisting esophageal abnormalities are present. Approximately a month later, the patient was taken to the operating room for resection and reconstructive bypass surgery. Freed K, Low VH.

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Three patients were operated upon because of persistent dysphagia. We then located the aberrant right subclavian artery and followed its retro-esophageal segment to its origin at the aortic arch, by retracting the esophagus anteriorly.

An aortogram confirmed the diagnosis of aberrant right subclavian artery. Views Read Edit View history.

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Rarely, this malformation has been responsible for dysphagia, as in our case [ 1 ]. Drug treatment was sufficient in three patients mean follow-up, 6. July 16, ; Accepted date: An Account of a Singular Case of Deglutition.

A year-old male presented with prolonged history of intermittent dysphagia. A year-old, otherwise-healthy woman with a 6-year history of progressive dysphagia underwent an esophagogram that revealed an oblique extrinsic defect with an inferior-to-superior left-to-right course consistent with an aberrant right subclavian artery.

In the case we presented, at fluoroscopy there was a quite suspicious narrowing on the posteriorleft side of the esophagus that was confirmed at CT dgsphagia, which was necessary to exclude the presence of malignant causes of ab-extrinsic compression. Initial investigations, including full blood count and chest plain film, were within normal limits. Case 4 Case 4.