Median arcuate ligament syndrome diagnosed with multisliced computerized tomography: A case report

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Bayarogullari H., Davran R., Aslan A., Korkmaz I., Yanmaz R., Temiz M., ...More

MEDICAL JOURNAL OF BAKIRKOY, vol.8, no.3, pp.145-147, 2012 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5350/btdmjb201208310
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.145-147
  • Keywords: Median arcuaet ligament, celiac artery, multisliced computerized tomograpy
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Median arcuate ligament syndrome occurs when median arcuate ligament pressures the root of the celiac artery and generally it reveals itself with the post-prandial pain. Because of the pressure there will be a significant tightness especially while expirium. Mesenteric ischaemia and low blood flow to gastro-intestinal system occurs related to the tightness and because of these we see the characteristic clinical symptoms of the syndrome. We present the patient whom we diagnosed with multislicde computerized tomograpy.