VASCULAR DISORDERS (SMALL AND LARGE INTESTINE)

VASCULAR DISORDERS (SMALL AND LARGE INTESTINE) is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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MECHANISMS OF MESENTERIC ISCHEMIA

(1) Occlusive: embolus (atrial fibrillation, valvular heart disease); arterial thrombus (atherosclerosis); venous thrombosis (trauma, neoplasm, infection, cirrhosis, oral contraceptives, antithrombin-III deficiency, protein S or C deficiency, lupus anticoagulant, factor V Leiden mutation, idiopathic); vasculitis (systemic lupus erythematosus, polyarteritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Henoch-Schönlein purpura); (2) nonocclusive: hypotension, heart failure, arrhythmia, digitalis (vasoconstrictor).

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