Superior mesenteric artery syndrome caused by celiac axis compression syndrome: a case report and review of the literature.


Celiac axis compression syndrome (CACS) is a rare entity of mesenteric ischemia, secondary to inadequate blood supply to the intestine, resulting in weight loss because of postprandial abdominal pain. Superior mesenteric artery (SMA) syndrome is an uncommon cause of intestinal obstruction manifesting with epigastric pain, bilious vomiting, and postprandial… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MEG.0b013e3282f172fa


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