Mesenteric Ischaemia – Time is Bowel

What is the “CLASSIC” presentation of Mesenteric Ischemia? Acute Abdominal pain which out of proportion to examination in an elderly patient. An elevated lactate level should raise suspicion of mesenteric ischaema. High lactate suggests BOWEL NECROSIS. Classic presentations are not always seen.

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