Anorexia Nervosa and Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS): Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Fox C, Watters A, Morton A, Mehler PS. Anorexia Nervosa and Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 10: 1177-82, 2020.
Median arcuate ligament syndrome (MALS) is an often discounted and vexing condition that may go unnoticed in a population of patients with complex comorbid conditions or those with poor psychiatric health. We report a unique case of a patient with anorexia nervosa in whom the successful operation for MALS was briefly complicated by a postoperative conversion disorder.