Persistent left fifth aortic arch with complex coarctation

Candace L. Gibbin, Frank M. Midgley, Barry M. Potter, Gerard R. Martin

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Persistent fifth aortic arch is a rare anomaly, with only 22 cases reported.1,2 Its recognition and successful management when associated with coarctation is even rarer. We present a child with persistent left fifth aortic arch and complex coarctation successfully diagnosed and repaired.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)319-320
Number of pages2
JournalThe American journal of cardiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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