Dunbar syndrome—a reappraisal

  • Sivaprasad VeerbhadranEmail author
  • Sabin Sam Sambhasivan
  • Jayakumar Thanathu Krishnan
Case Report


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.


Dunbar syndrome Median arcuate ligament syndrome MRI 


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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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