A case of right aortic arch with isolated left innominate artery and global cerebral white matter atrophy

Cardiol Young. 2019 Aug;29(8):1107-1109. doi: 10.1017/S1047951119001537. Epub 2019 Jul 10.


A right aortic arch with an isolated left innominate artery is a rare form of aortic arch anomaly. We present a case of neonatal diagnosis of this anomaly with concerning findings of global cerebral white matter atrophy at 13 months of age.

Keywords: Aortic arch anomaly; cerebral white matter loss; isolated left innominate artery; spinal steal phenomenon; subclavian steal phenomenon.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aorta, Thoracic / abnormalities*
  • Aorta, Thoracic / diagnostic imaging
  • Atrophy
  • Brachiocephalic Trunk / abnormalities*
  • Brachiocephalic Trunk / diagnostic imaging
  • Computed Tomography Angiography
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • White Matter / diagnostic imaging
  • White Matter / pathology*