Chronic mesenteric ischemia in childhood and adolescence.

  title={Chronic mesenteric ischemia in childhood and adolescence.},
  author={P W Meacham and R. H. Dean},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  volume={2 6},
Chronic mesenteric ischemia is uncommon in the atherosclerotic age group but is particularly rare in childhood. Because of the nonspecific nature of symptoms produced and absence of pathognomonic findings by physical examination or by routine laboratory testing, its recognition is difficult and its true incidence is unknown. Four children treated for… CONTINUE READING