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Disease Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome

Name Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome
Synonyms Cast Syndrome | Duodenal Compression Syndrome, Mesenteric | Mesenteric Duodenal Compression Syndrome | Syndrome, Cast | Syndrome, Wilkie | Wilkie Syndrome
Definition 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.
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D013478
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DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Intestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Duodenal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Duodenal Obstruction Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Vascular Compression of the Duodenum