Renal and celiac artery stenosis

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn

Presentation

Periodic postprandial abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Significant regular tapering of the proximal portion of celiac artery probably due to median arcuate ligament pressure. Distal portion of celiac artery has a normal diameter and fills adequately.

Severe narrowing (near occlusion) of the right renal artery with adequate distal runoff; associated atrophy of the right kidney, indicating secondary end-stage changes.

Case Discussion

Case courtesy of Dr Reza Javad Rashid - Professor, Department of radiology at Tabriz University of Medical Science.

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