Volume 27
Number 5
Nov 2019
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Case Reports
M. van Lieshout, J.A.J.M. Hermens

Arteria lusoria is one of the most common abnormalities of the aortic arch. Usually it is asymptomatic and first noticed as a coincidental finding on imaging studies performed for a different reason. Sometimes, because of symptoms or in rare occasions aneurysmal dilatation, treatment is necessary. Here, we present a case of endovascular repair of an arteria lusoria aneurysm which was complicated by postoperative superior vena cava syndrome and ischaemic stroke.


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