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Dunbar syndrome—a reappraisal

  • Sivaprasad VeerbhadranEmail author
  • Sabin Sam Sambhasivan
  • Jayakumar Thanathu Krishnan
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Abstract

Dunbar syndrome also called as median arcuate ligament syndrome is a rare cause of angina abdominis. Diagnosis can be made with CT angiography or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Surgery is the gold standard treatment. This is an instance of Dunbar syndrome who was assessed for abdominal torment and was alluded from gastroenterology department for vascular and surgical intervention.

Keywords

Dunbar syndrome Median arcuate ligament syndrome MRI 

Notes

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All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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© Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sivaprasad Veerbhadran
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sabin Sam Sambhasivan
    • 1
  • Jayakumar Thanathu Krishnan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic SurgeryMedical College Kottayam KeralaKottayamIndia

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