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Title: Fibromuscular dysplasia of the superior mesenteric artery--case report and review of the literature
Authors: Mertens, Jozef ×
Daenens, Kim
Fourneau, Inge
Marakbi, A
Nevelsteen, André #
Issue Date: Sep-2005
Series Title: Acta Chirurgica Belgica vol:105 issue:5 pages:523-7
Abstract: 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.
ISSN: 0001-5458
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Clinical Residents Medicine
Vascular Surgery
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