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					   Penny’s Points Case #7
           Rick Forrest MS-IV, March 4, 2009




          CXR and Chest CT




    What is the abnormality
demonstrated on these two images?
      Penny’s Points Case #7 answer




Right-sided Aortic Arch – Aortic knob is shown on the right side in the frontal
CXR. Aorta descends on the right in the chest CT.

Most are asymptomatic, unless they cause encircling
vascular ring like pulmonary sling.
Film Review
 Note Aortic Knob at red
        arrows.
  Asc. Aorta




Desc. Aorta

				
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