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Introduction

Vascular rings (VR) comprise a spectrum of compressive disorders of the trachea and/or esophagus due to an abnormality in the embryologic development of the aortic arch complex. Symptoms are varied and can present a diagnostic challenge because of their nonspecific nature.

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Last updated: July 27, 2017