Superior mesenteric artery syndrome in intellectually disabled children.

@article{Geskey2012SuperiorMA,
  title={Superior mesenteric artery syndrome in intellectually disabled children.},
  author={Joseph M. Geskey and Heidi J Erdman and Harry P Bramley and Ronald D Williams and Michele L. Shaffer},
  journal={Pediatric emergency care},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={351-3}
}
OBJECTIVES Superior mesenteric artery syndrome (SMAS) is a rare cause of small intestinal obstruction in pediatric patients. Children with intellectual disabilities are a challenging patient population in which to make this diagnosis. The goal of this study was to determine the frequency, presenting symptoms, and outcomes of SMAS in intellectually disabled… CONTINUE READING