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Superior mesenteric artery syndrome

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Description of Superior mesenteric artery syndrome

Superior mesenteric artery syndrome (medical condition): A rare condition where the third portion of the duodenum...more »

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Superior mesenteric artery syndrome: DUODENAL OBSTRUCTION by the superior mesenteric artery (MESENTERIC ARTERY, SUPERIOR) which travels in the root of the MESENTERY and crosses over the DUODENUM. The syndrome is characterized by the dilated proximal duodenum and STOMACH, bloating, ABDOMINAL CRAMPS, and VOMITING. Often it is observed in patient with body casts after spinal surgery.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Superior mesenteric artery syndrome as a Disease

Superior mesenteric artery syndrome (medical condition): See Superior mesenteric artery syndrome (disease information).
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Superior mesenteric artery syndrome: Related Diseases

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  • Duodenal Compression Syndrome, Mesenteric
  • Mesenteric Duodenal Compression Syndrome

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Superior mesenteric artery syndrome

Source - MeSH 2007

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