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Embolization in a patient with ruptured anterior inferior pancreaticoduodenal arterial aneurysm with median arcuate ligament syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12016519     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In median arcuate ligament syndrome, the root of the celiac artery is compressed and narrowed by the median arcuate ligament of the diaphragm during expiration, causing abdominal angina. Aneurysm may be formed in arteries of the pancreas and duodenum due to a chronic increase in blood flow from the superior mesenteric artery into the celiac arterial region. We report a patient saved by embolization with coils of ruptured aneurysm that developed with markedly dilated anterior inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery due to median arcuate ligament syndrome.
Hiroyuki Ogino; Yozo Sato; Tatsuo Banno; Toshinao Arakawa; Masaki Hara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2002-05-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0174-1551     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:    2002 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-09-26     Completed Date:  2003-03-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  318-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Nagoya City University School of Medicine 1, Kawasumi, Mizuho-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, Ruptured / radiography,  therapy*
Celiac Artery / physiopathology*,  radiography
Constriction, Pathologic / radiography
Diaphragm / pathology*
Duodenum / blood supply*
Embolization, Therapeutic*
Middle Aged
Pancreas / blood supply*
Rupture, Spontaneous / radiography,  therapy
Vascular Diseases / radiography,  surgery*

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