Jornal Vascular Brasileiro
Jornal Vascular Brasileiro
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Aberrant right subclavian artery (arteria lusoria) aneurysm with a Kommerell’s diverticulum

Aneurisma de artéria subclávia direita aberrante (artéria lusória) com divertículo de Kommerell

Elif Coşkun; Levent Altınay; Anıl Tekin; Ufuk Tütün

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Abstract: The treatment options for aberrant right subclavian artery vary depending on the presence of Kommerell’s diverticulum. Because there is a tendency not to report mortalities of these rare cases in the literature, it is hard to reach a conclusion on treatments from the limited data on post-interventional results in these patients. We report our experience with a 67-year old patient with an aberrant right subclavian aneurysm with Kommerell’s diverticulum, diagnosed by chance.


aberrant right subclavian artery, Kommerell’s diverticulum, vascular anomaly


Resumo: As opções de tratamento para artéria subclávia direita aberrante variam dependendo da presença de divertículo de Kommerell. Como há uma tendência a não relatar mortalidade nos raros casos descritos na literatura, é difícil chegar a uma conclusão sobre tratamentos tendo em vista os dados limitados sobre resultados pós-intervenção nesses pacientes. Relatamos aqui nossa experiência com um paciente de 67 anos de idade com aneurisma de artéria subclávia aberrante direita com divertículo de Kommerell diagnosticado ao acaso.


artéria subclávia direita aberrante, divertículo de Kommerell, anomalia vascular


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