Renal and coeliac artery stenosis
Periodic postprandial abdominal pain.
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CT mesenteric angiography shows significant regular tapering of proximal portion of coeliac artery probabely due to arcuate ligaments pressure associated with severe narrowing (near occlusion) of right renal artery with adequate distal runoff. Distal portion of coeliac artery has normal diameter and fills adequately.
Case is from Dr Reza Javad Rashid - Professor, Department of radiology at Tabriz University of Medical Science
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