Anomalous sub aortic left brachiocephalic vein: a case report

Veia braquiocefálica esquerda subaórtica anômala: relato de caso

Vetri Sudar Jayaprakasam Santosh Gurudev Klaus Irion Ali Nawaz Khan Andrew R. Pettit About the authors

The left brachiocephalic vein occasionally follows an aberrant course. It is usually associated with congenital cardiac anomaly. We present a case of anomalous left brachiocephalic vein which followed a sub aortic course, with no cardiac abnormality. Multi detector computed tomography is very useful in accurate diagnosis of this condition and prevents any further investigation in cases of isolated abnormalities.

Anomalous left brachiocephalic vein; Mediastinal mass; Computed tomography; Chest


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