Segmental Arterial Mediolysis

@article{Pillai2014SegmentalAM,
  title={Segmental Arterial Mediolysis},
  author={Anil Kumar Kuttappan Pillai and Shams I. Iqbal and R W Liu and Niranjan R. Rachamreddy and Sanjeeva Prasad Kalva},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={37},
  pages={604-612}
}
Segmental arterial mediolysis (SAM) is an uncommon, nonatherosclerotic, noninflammatory, large- to medium-sized arteriopathy first described in 1976. It is characterized histologically by vacuolization and lysis of the outer arterial media leading to dissecting aneurysms and vessel rupture presenting clinically with self-limiting abdominal pain or catastrophic hemorrhages in the abdomen. Patients of all ages are affected with a greater incidence at the fifth and sixth decades. There is a slight… CONTINUE READING

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