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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Ultrasound imaging in diagnosis of superior mesenteric artery syndrome.
Multidetector row CT of superior mesenteric artery syndrome.
Acute gastric dilation is described in the literature as a result of eating disorders, trauma resuscitation, volvulus of hiatal hernias, medications, electrolyte abnormalities, psychogenic polyphagia, superior mesenteric artery syndrome, and a myriad of other conditions (1-5).