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Fibromuscular dysplasia of the superior mesenteric artery--case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16315839     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fibromuscular dysplasia is a multifactorial arteriopathy most commonly affecting the renal and carotid arteries. In this report we present a case of visceral artery involvement, causing occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery and celiac trunk and resulting in visceral ischemia. Treatment consisted of superior mesenteric artery reimplantation. Visceral artery FMD can present as occlusive or aneurysmal disease and treatment depends on patient characteristics and symptoms.
Authors:
J Mertens; K Daenens; I Fourneau; A Marakbi; A Nevelsteen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Belgica     Volume:  105     ISSN:  0001-5458     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir. Belg.     Publication Date:    2005 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-11-30     Completed Date:  2006-01-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370571     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  523-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium. mertensjohan@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdominal Pain / etiology
Female
Fibromuscular Dysplasia / complications,  pathology*,  surgery*
Humans
Ischemia / etiology
Mesenteric Artery, Superior / pathology*,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Viscera / blood supply

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