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What is median arcuate ligament syndrome?
Median arcuate ligament syndrome is compression of the celiac artery, an artery that originates from the aorta just below the diaphragm. The median arcuate ligament, a part of the diaphragm that connects the diaphragm with the vertebrae is in the lumbar region between the ribs and pelvis.
Common symptoms reported by people with median arcuate ligament syndrome
Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
December 9, 2018