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Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome
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Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Cast Syndrome
Duodenal Compression Syndrome, Mesenteric
Mesenteric Duodenal Compression Syndrome
Wilkie Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Duodenal Obstruction (1966-1979)
Mesenteric Arteries (1966-1979)
See Also
Mesenteric Ischemia
Renal Nutcracker Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under DUODENAL OBSTRUCTION 1980-90
History Note
91(80); was see under DUODENAL OBSTRUCTION 1980-90
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Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome Preferred
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