Before attributing malnutrition in MELAS to superior mesenterica artery syndrome, all differentials must be excluded
  • Josef Finsterer
    Neurology Department, Neurology & Neurophysiology Centre, Vienna, Austria

Keywords

MELAS, stroke-like episode, malnutrition, gastroparesis, superior mesenterica artery syndrome

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    Published: 2024-03-04
    Issue: 2024: Vol 11 No 4 (view)


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    Finsterer J. Before attributing malnutrition in MELAS to superior mesenterica artery syndrome, all differentials must be excluded. EJCRIM 2024;11 doi:10.12890/2024_004388.