CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Radiol Imaging 2015; 25(02): 202-205
DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.155882
Abdominal Radiology

Real-time ultrasound: Key factor in identifying celiac artery compression syndrome

Raina Anil Tembey
Department of Radiology and Imaging, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
,
Aneeta S Bajaj
Department of Radiology and Imaging, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
,
Prasad k Wagle
Department of Surgery, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
,
Abdul Samad Ansari
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Abstract

The median arcuate ligament syndrome (MALS) or celiac artery compression syndrome (CACS) is a rare entity, presenting clinically with postprandial abdominal pain and weight loss. The diagnosis is made on computed tomography (CT) angiography, which reveals extrinsic compression of the proximal part of the celiac artery by the median arcuate ligament, producing a characteristic hooked appearance. We report a case of the celiac artery compression syndrome, diagnosed by Doppler USG evaluation.



Publication History

Publication Date:
30 July 2021 (online)

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