Innominate Artery Compression

  • Etiology: innominate artery causing anterior compression of trachea
  • Imaging: anterior compression of trachea
  • Complications: tracheomalacia
  • Clinical: can be a cause of stridor

Cases of Innominate Artery Compression

CXR of innominate artery compression
Lateral image of the airway shows anterior compression of the mid-trachea by a soft tissue mass.