[Aneurysm of the inferior mesenteric artery].

  title={[Aneurysm of the inferior mesenteric artery].},
  author={J Fourmestraux and J Marzelle and Nidal Dehni and G Dimaria},
  journal={Annales de cardiologie et d'angeiologie},
  volume={37 1},
Aneurysm of the inferior mesenteric artery is rare. Often unrecognized unless complicated, it is, today, demonstrated by sonography or tomodensitometry and confirmed by angiography. Usually observed in patients with atheroma, it presents a mechanical origin secondary to a "jet disorder" phenomenon occurring in an artery with a hyper-output, responsible for almost the entire gastro-intestinal vascularization. The prevention of its dangerous complications (rupture or thrombosis) justifies a… CONTINUE READING