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Persistent left sided fifth aortic arch in a neonate.
  1. A Cabrera,
  2. J Galdeano,
  3. I Lekuona


    A persistent left sided fifth aortic arch with coarctation of the aorta and persistence of the ductus arteriosus was recognised and treated surgically in a newborn infant. The fifth arch was used to repair the coarctation, and five years later the child had normal peripheral pulses and no residual murmurs.

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