Superior mesenteric artery syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Arteriomesenteric duodenal compression syndrome
- Cast syndrome
- Vascular compression of the duodenum
- Wilkie syndrome
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Symptoms associated with superior mesenteric artery syndrome may include abdominal fullness, bloating after meals, nausea and vomiting of partially digested food, and mid-abdominal "crampy" pain that may be relieved by the prone or knee-chest position.
Last updated: 7/26/2012