Spontaneous dissection of the celiac artery.

  title={Spontaneous dissection of the celiac artery.},
  author={Olivier J. Glehen and Patrick Feugier and Y Aleksic and Pierre Yves Delannoy and Julia M. Chevalier},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  volume={15 6},
Spontaneous dissection of the celiac artery (CA) is uncommon, considering the number of isolated lesions without associated aortic dissection and exclusive of abdominal trauma. We have treated five cases of isolated spontaneous dissection of the CA or its branches. There were three men and two women with a mean age of 54 years. The presenting manifestation was acute epigastralgia in three cases and chronic abdominal pain in one. In the remaining case, dissecting CA was a coincidental finding… CONTINUE READING
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