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Diagnosed with median arcuate ligament syndrome by Angiograpgy. MD ordered celiac plexus block as next step for "abd pain of unknown cause".common?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Absolutely not! Why?

Pain=built in warning of threats.
If Dx: "median arcuate ligament syndrome" =correct, the symptoms would likely be due to compression of arterial blood flow to your intestines, called intestinal ischemia, potentially fatal. Simply blocking perception of pain, even if successful, could end up fatal. Study https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Median_arcuate_ligament_syndrome, consider laparoscopic surgery.

In brief: Absolutely not! Why?

Pain=built in warning of threats.
If Dx: "median arcuate ligament syndrome" =correct, the symptoms would likely be due to compression of arterial blood flow to your intestines, called intestinal ischemia, potentially fatal. Simply blocking perception of pain, even if successful, could end up fatal. Study https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Median_arcuate_ligament_syndrome, consider laparoscopic surgery.
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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