Resolution of refractory superior mesenteric artery syndrome with laparoscopic duodenojejunostomy: pediatric case series with spectrum of clinical imaging.


BACKGROUND Superior mesenteric artery (SMA) syndrome is an uncommon condition resulting in partial small bowel obstruction because of external compression of the third portion of the duodenum between the SMA anteriorly and the aorta posteriorly. SMA syndrome often presents with postprandial nausea, bilious vomiting, and abdominal pain with associated weight… (More)


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