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True celiac artery aneurysm secondary to median arcuate ligament syndrome.
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PMID:  21478249     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Median arcuate ligament syndrome (MALS) is a rare disorder associated with chronic, postprandial abdominal pain and radiographic evidence of celiac artery compression. True arterial aneurysms distal to sites of chronic vascular compression due to post-stenotic dilatation have been described in other anatomic locations such as thoracic outlet syndrome and popliteal entrapment syndrome. We present the case of a patient who presented to vascular surgery clinic with a 35 year history of epigastric abdominal pain and bloating and was found to have a large celiac artery aneurysm with severe compression by the MAL.
Authors:
Juan Carlos Jimenez; Fuad Rafidi; Lilah Morris
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular and endovascular surgery     Volume:  45     ISSN:  1938-9116     ISO Abbreviation:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136421     Medline TA:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  288-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. jcjimene@gmail.com.
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