Heart. May 1998; 79(5): 521–522.
Anomalous left pulmonary artery without pulmonary artery sling
Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar.
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A modified suprasternal view of the right pulmonary artery (RPA) with an anomalous origin of the left pulmonary artery (arrow) anterior to the left main bronchus (LB). AO, aorta.
A posteroanterior angiogram into the pulmonary trunk showing the origin of the left pulmonary artery (arrow) from the right pulmonary artery just at the level of the tracheal bifurcation.
Figure 3 Drawing of the anomaly showing the anomalous left pulmonary artery in relation to adjacent structures. LCCA, left common carotid artery; LPA, left pulmonary artery; LSA, left subclavian artery; PT, pulmonary trunk; RCCA, right common carotid artery; (more ...)