Kommerell diverticulum (KD) is an aortic arch diverticulum at the origin of an aberrant subclavian artery. It is a rare anatomical anomaly that can be associated with a double aortic arc, a left aortic arch, and anomalous origin of the right subclavian artery or a right aortic arch with anomalous left subclavian artery. We present a case of KD presenting initially as syncope, as well as a review of the literature of this rare syndrome, including diagnosis, imaging techniques, and current surgical treatments.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||International Journal of Angiology|
|State||Published - Jun 2012|
- left subclavian artery
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine