oa Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - Isolation of the left subclavian artery in tertralogy of Fallot and bronchial anomalies

Volume 8, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1995-1892
  • E-ISSN: 1680-0745



In the normal left-sided aorta, the vertebral arteries arise from the respective subclavian arteries. Isolation of the left subclavian artery takes place when the distal subclavian artery arises as an extension of a patent ductus arteriosus. This report descriptionbes a patient with tetralogy of Fallot and a right-sided aortic arch with isolation of the left subclavian artery. In addition, the patient also had congenital tracheal and bronchial stenosis, with a horseshoe lung.

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