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blocked subclavian artery

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Complicated scenario: Subclavian stenosis & coarctation of the aorta can cause this scenario. You may've been born with a condition & it just progressed. In any cas ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
May cause symtoms : Aberrant subclavian artery ( right ) arises directly from aorta crosses behind esophagus , or in front , or front of trachea , may cause difficulty ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bassett
60 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Diffculty in swallow: Diffculty in swallowing and breathing, also difference in BP in both arms.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Subclav: Rarely I can. Usually when it has an aneurysm.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
27 years experience General Surgery
Under collar bone: About 2/3 of the way from your breastbone to your shoulder. You can feel the pulse if you press hard.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Usually none: 0.5-2% of people have an anomalous right subclavian artery. It is rarely symptomatic, but in some people can cause discomfort with swallowing.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Most likely: Either by anstent placement via wires and catheters, or open surgical bypass.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Anomaly: Abnormal origin of the right subclavian artery from the distal aorta in the chest running behind the esophagus and compress it sometimes causing swall ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
22 years experience General Surgery
Vascular, cardio: Either vascular or cardio thoracic surgeon will be fine. Talk to your trusted surgeon.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Make sure cause: of your cough may due to diseases that cause is congenital anomaly ( born with it ) , normally right subclavian arises from right side ( from innomi ... Read More
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