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The superior mesenteric artery syndrome with chronic diarrhoea as presentation


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Abd Rahim, Ezamin and Bahari, Norafida and Abu Hassan, Hasyma and Suppiah, Subapriya and Mohamad Saini, Suraini (2015) The superior mesenteric artery syndrome with chronic diarrhoea as presentation. International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences (IJPHC), 2 (3). pp. 147-151. ISSN ESSN: 2289-7577

Abstract

Summary Superior mesenteric artery (SMA) syndrome is rare and potentially life-treatening gastro-vascular disorder which also known as Wilkie’s syndrome, cast syndrome, mesenteric root syndrome, chronic duodenal ileus and intermittent arterio-mesenteric occlusion. Signs and symptoms include nausea, vomiting, postprandial abdominal pain, diarrhoea, reflux and heartburn. We report such a case of SMA syndrome which presented as chronic diarrohea as symptom which lead to malabsorption and loss of retroperitoneal fat and causing the SMA syndrome.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
Publisher: Community Health Society Malaysia (CHSM)
Depositing User: Nida Hidayati Ghazali
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2018 08:08
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2018 08:08
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/46705
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