Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations Seen on Adult X-rays.
Anomalies of the aortic arch and great vessels.
Right aortic arch.
Aberrant subclavian arteries.
Coarctation of the aorta.
Atrial septal defect.
Mild right-sided outflow obstructions.
Partial anomalous pulmonary venous return.
Corrected transposition of the great vessels.
1An adult patient shows a right-sided aortic arch on his chest x-ray and no other signs of cardiovascular disease. What other abnormality does this patient almost certainly have?
Aberrant left subclavian artery. Patients with mirror-image‚ branching of a right-sided aortic arch have a 95% chance of having congenital heart disease.