Medicine – MCQ 110 – lntestinal angina

“lntestinal angina” is a symptom complex of the following:
a) Postprandial abdominal pain, weight loss, actue mesenteric vessel occlusion
b) Postprandial abdominal pain, weight loss, chronic mesenteric vessel occlusion
c) Preprandial abdominal pain, weight loss, chronic mesenteric vessel occlusion
d) Preprandial abdominal pain, weight gain, acute mesenteric vessel occlusion

Correct answer : b) Postprandial abdominal pain, weight loss, chronic mesenteric vessel occlusion

Intestinal angina is due to chronic mesenteric vein occlusion. It causes abdominal pain, cramping following food intake, weight loss and chronic diarrhoea

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