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Table 4 Frequency of aortic arch branching pattern detected by MDCT (n = 30)

From: Multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) as a diagnostic tool in assessment of thoracic aortic anomalies in pediatric patients

Aortic arch branching pattern detected by MDCT No. %
Normal branching pattern 18 60.0
Left sided with abbarent right sub clavian artery 3 10.0
Left sided arch with bovine branching pattern 2 6.7
Right sided with mirror image branching pattern 5 16.7
Right sided with abbarent left subclavian artery and Kommerell diverticulum 1 3.3
Left vertebral artery arising directly from aorta 1 3.3