Superior mesenteric artery syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Charudutt Jayant Sambhaji

Presentation

Significant weight loss and vomiting.

Patient Data

Age: 30Y
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Compression of the third part of the duodenum by the superior mesenteric artery.

Case Discussion

Images show compression of the third part of the duodenum by the superior mesenteric artery resulting in proximal dilatation of the duodenum and stomach.

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Case Information

rID: 7373
Case created: 19th Oct 2009
Last edited: 26th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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