Ender Murat, Serkan Asil, Hatice Taşkan, Murat Çelik, Uygar Çağdaş Yüksel

Department of Cardiology, Gülhane Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Keywords: Buerger’s disease; intestinal ischemia; mesenteric artery occlusion.


Buerger’s disease, also known as thromboangiitis obliterans, is a nonatherosclerotic, inflammatory disease with recurrent, segmental involvement that affects small to medium diameter arteries and veins. Involvement of visceral vessels is rare in the disease, which usually progresses with distal extremity involvement. In this case, a 47-year-old male patient who was treated endovascular intervention reccurently of mesenteric artery occlusion due to Buerger’s disease will be discussed.

Peer Review

Externally peer-reviewed.

Author Contributions

Concept/Design - SA; Analysis/Interpretation - EM; Data Collection - HT; Writing - EM; Critical Revision - MC, SA; Obtained funding - EM; Overall Responsibility - SA; Final Approval - All of authors.

Conflict of Interest

The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.

Financial Disclosure

The authors declared that this study has received no financial support.