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Zulekha Hospital successfully operated on Fatima who suffered from Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome (SMAS), a rare gastrointestinal tract disease that causes chronic pain, vomiting, full body weakness and weight loss.
Superior mesenteric artery syndrome is an acute or chronic picture that occurs as a result of compression of the second or third part of the duodenum between the aorta and the upper part of SMA (7).
At the same level, the third or transverse part of duodenum passes in between superior mesenteric artery and aorta.1,4 Superior mesenteric artery syndrome, as first described by Rokitansky in 1861, is characterized by reduction in aortomesenteric angle to below 25 degrees, which causes compression of the transverse duodenum,1,2 which in our case was found to be 20 degrees.
Deeb, "Wilkie's syndrome or superior mesenteric artery syndrome: fact or fantasy?," Case Reports in Gastroenterology, vol.
Wei, "A comprehensive review of superior mesenteric artery syndrome," European Surgery, vol.
Superior mesenteric artery syndrome in children: A 20-year experience.
Diagnosis and treatment of superior mesenteric artery syndrome. Br J Surg.
Multidetector row CT of superior mesenteric artery syndrome. J Clin Gastroenterol.
Cotea, "Superior mesenteric artery syndrome: an unusual cause of intestinal obstruction," Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, vol.
Superior mesenteric artery syndrome: A rare etiology of upper intestinal obstruction in adults.
Lippl F, Hannig C, Weiss W, Allescher HD, Classen M, Kurjak M: Superior mesenteric artery syndrome: diagnosis and treatment from the gastroenterologist's view.
Ultrasound may detect the cause of ileus with specific sonographic findings such as external hernias, intestinal intussusception, tumors, ascariasis, superior mesenteric artery syndrome, bezoars, foreign bodies, and Crohn's disease.
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