Superior mesenteric artery syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Ayman El-Mesallamy


Female patient with recurrent postprandial vomiting for about 9 years and weight loss.

Patient Data

Age: 19 years
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Reduced anteroposterior diameter between the aorta and the SMA reaching about 4.7 mm.

Case Discussion

The patient complained of recurrent postprandial vomiting for about 9 years with consequent loss of weight.

Upper and lower GI endoscopy were normal.   

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Case Information

rID: 48538
Case created: 12th Oct 2016
Last edited: 2nd Nov 2016
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