Year : 2015  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 228--229

«DQ»Classical Blalock-Taussig shunt«DQ» gone wrong: Confusing the right common carotid with right subclavian artery


A Mohammed Idhrees, Vijay Thomas Cherian, Sabarinath Menon, Thomas Mathew, Baiju S Dharan, Karunakaran Jayakumar 
 Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Sree Chitra Thirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
A Mohammed Idhrees
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Sree Chitra Thirunal Institute for Medical Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 011, Kerala
India

A 14-year-old girl underwent classical Blalock-Taussig shunt at 5 months of age. Computed tomography evaluation showed «DQ»Adachi type H«DQ» pattern of aortic arch vessels with the right common carotid artery being anastomosed to the right pulmonary artery mistaking it for the right subclavian artery.


How to cite this article:
Idhrees A M, Cherian VT, Menon S, Mathew T, Dharan BS, Jayakumar K. "Classical Blalock-Taussig shunt" gone wrong: Confusing the right common carotid with right subclavian artery.Ann Pediatr Card 2015;8:228-229


How to cite this URL:
Idhrees A M, Cherian VT, Menon S, Mathew T, Dharan BS, Jayakumar K. "Classical Blalock-Taussig shunt" gone wrong: Confusing the right common carotid with right subclavian artery. Ann Pediatr Card [serial online] 2015 [cited 2022 Aug 20 ];8:228-229
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