mesenteric artery syndrome

mesenteric artery syndrome

Mesenteric artery ischemia Any condition linked to occlusion of one or more mesenteric arteries; seen in older subjects 2º to ASHD, occasionally linked to OCs possibly due to vasospasm Clinical, early Nonspecific GI complaints, abdominal pain late Abdominal distension, shock, peritonitis too late 45% mortality.
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Zulekha Hospital successfully operated on 27 year-old female Fatimah who suffered from Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome (SMAS) which is a rare gastrointestinal tract disease that causes chronic pain, vomiting, full body weakness and weight loss.
Superior mesenteric artery syndrome (SMAS), which is also known as Wilkie's syndrome because it was described by Wilkie as chronic duodenal ileus in 1927 for the first time, is a life-threatening clinical picture that develops as a result of obstruction of the second or third part of the duodenum compressed between the aorta and superior mesenteric artery (1).
CT angiogram revealed reduction of aortomesenteric angle and aortomesenteric distance which were both consistent with superior mesenteric artery syndrome.
Linea et al., "Delayed-onset superior mesenteric artery syndrome presenting as oesophageal peptic stricture," Case Reports in Gastroenterology, vol.
The diagnosis of superior mesenteric artery syndrome was entertained and confirmed by a barium meal and follow through (Figure 7).
NCS may also coincide with superior mesenteric artery syndrome, which affects the duodenum and is also provoked by the abnormal angulation of the SMA [24].
Superior mesenteric artery syndrome: CT and ultrasonography findings.
Clinical and radiological aspects of the superior mesenteric artery syndrome. J Fla Med Assoc.
Ultrasound imaging in diagnosis of superior mesenteric artery syndrome. J Intern Med.
Superior mesenteric artery syndrome caused by severe burn
The superior mesenteric artery was found to descend from the aorta at an angle of approximately 15[degrees], a finding consistent with superior mesenteric artery syndrome. The patient then had an esophagogastroduodenoscopy performed on the second day of admission, which was significant for a proximal esophageal web, esophagitis, multiple ulcers in the antrum of the stomach, and a normal pylorus.
Superior mesenteric artery syndrome (Wilkie syndrome) was excluded, as the level of obstruction demonstrated on the contrast study was beyond the midline and the history was not compatible.