Vascular compression disorders

Vascular compression disorders are numerous and can be divided into those cases where a vascular structure is the "compress-er" or the "compress-ee" . Some conditions fall into both categories, where one vessel compresses another. 

Compression of a vascular structure 

Compression by a vascular structure 

Article information

rID: 17020
System: Vascular
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Vascular compression disorder
  • Vascular compression syndrome
  • Vascular compression syndromes

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: popliteal artery entrapment syndrome
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  • Case 2: trigeminal neuralgia from vascular compression
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  • Case 3: median arcuate ligament syndrome
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  • Case 4: nutcracker syndrome
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