Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome: A Case Report
Keywords:Duodenal obstruction, abdominal pain, superior mesenteric artery syndrome, imaging
Superior mesenteric artery syndrome (SMAS) is a rare condition caused by compression of the third portion of the duodenum between the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) and the aorta, causing symptoms of duodenal outflow obstruction. We report a case of SMAS in a young emaciated female with well-documented diagnostic imaging findings.
Nepal Journal of Medical Sciences | Volume 02 | Number 01 | Jan-Jun 2013 | Page 73-76DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/njms.v2i1.7657
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