Persistent Right Aortic Arch

Persistent right aortic arch is a congenital vascular abnormality which can cause regurgitation in young dogs. It occurs more frequently in German Shepherds than in other breeds.
     

 
 
Copyright 2002-2005 The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. James W. Buchanan
Students: Mike Pierdon (2002), Laurel Frydenborg (2003), Jay Hreiz (2005)