Aortopulmonary window

The aortopulmonary window is a small space between the aortic arch and the pulmonary artery that is visible in the lateral chest radiograph. It contains the ligamentum arteriosum, the recurrent laryngeal nerve, lymph nodes, and fatty tissue. The space is bounded anteriorly by the ascending aorta, posteriorly by the descending aorta, medially by th...
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aortopulmonary window

The indentation of the left side of the mediastinum by the lung partially interposed between the aortic arch and the left pulmonary artery, seen on frontal radiographs of the chest. ... Synonym: aortic-pulmonic window. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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aortopulmonary window

Type: Term Definitions: 1. the indentation of the left side of the mediastinum by the lung partially interposed between the aortic arch and the left pulmonary artery, seen on frontal radiographs of the chest. Synonyms: aortic-pulmonic window
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