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Ortner's syndrome 2

Synonyms

Angina abdominalis, angina intestinalis, claudicatio intermittens abdominalis, dysbasia intestinalis, dyspraxia intestinalis arteriosclerotica, dyspraxia (intestinalis) intermittens arteriosclerotica, dyspragia intermittens angiosclerotica intestinalis.

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Chronic mesenterial obstruction of blood flow resulting from sclerosis of abdominal blood vessels, causing intermittent attacks of pain.

Description

Chronic mesenterial obstruction of blood flow resulting from sclerosis of abdominal blood vessels, causing intermittent attacks of pain.

The disease picture was first described by Julius Schnitzler (1865-1939) in Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift, 1901, 51: 505.

Bibliography

  • N. Ortner:
    Zur Klinik der angiosclerotica intestinalis.
    Wiener klinische Wochenschrift, 1902, 15: 1166. Zur Klinik der Angiosklerose der Darmarterien (dyspragia intermittens angioslerotica intestsinalis) nebst einem Beitrage zur Klinik des intermittirenden Hinkens und des Stokes-Adam'schen Symptomenkomplexes.
    (Volkmann's) Sammlung Klinischer Vortr├Ąge, Leipzig, 1903, Neue Folge no. 347. Ca 20 pp.

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