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Isolated right subclavian artery arising from the right pulmonary artery via a right-sided ductus arteriosus with associated pulmonary steal phenomenon

  • Stephen G. Miller (a1), Michael J. Campbell (a1), Piers C.A. Barker (a1) and Kevin D. Hill (a1)

Abstract

We present a patient with DiGeorge syndrome and an isolated right subclavian artery arising from the right pulmonary artery via a right-sided ductus arteriosus. The patient showed a subclavian and pulmonary steal with perfusion of the right arm and right lung via retrograde circulation in the right vertebral artery. The patient underwent successful surgical repair.

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Correspondence to: Dr K. Hill, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, PO Box 3090, Durham, North Carolina 27710, United States of America. Tel: (919) 681 2880; Fax: 001919 681 8927; E-mail: kevin.hill@duke.edu

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