x

Search for a rare disease

* (*) mandatory field

Other search option(s)

Suggest an update

(*) Required fields.

Attention

Only comments seeking to improve the quality and accuracy of information on the Orphanet website are accepted. For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. Only comments written in English can be processed.

Orphanet doesn't provide personalised answers. To get in touch with the Orphanet team, please contact

Information provided in your contribution (including your email address) will be stocked in .CSV files that will be sent as an email to Orphanet's teams. These emails might be conserved in the teams' mailboxes, in our backoffice servers but will not be registered in our databases (for more information see our section General Data Protection Regulation and data privacy (GDPR) and Confidentiality).

Captcha image

Cervical aortic arch

Disease definition

A rare, congenital anomaly of the great arteries characterized by cranially situated aortic arch ascending into the neck above the clavicles. Most patients remain asymptomatic, some present with a murmur and a pulsatile neck mass, stridor, dyspnea, recurrent bronchitis, dysphagia or signs and symptoms of a stenosis/aneurism of the aortic arch. Other congenital heart anomalies are frequently associated, including abnormalities of arch laterality and branching, aortic coarctation or aneurysm.

ORPHA:99079

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: Q25.4
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0003490  C0345065
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment.