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Superior mesenteric artery syndrome: a rare cause of duodenal obstruction. Cases reports and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18711995     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome is a rare cause of duodenal obstruction. We present two young Ethiopian female patients who were diagnosed with this rare condition. After a duodeno-jejunostomy, the patients showed significant improvement and were discharged in a very good condition. This is the first report of this rare case from Ethiopia and a brief literature review is also presented.
Berhanu Kotisso; Abebe Bekele; Berhanu Nega
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ethiopian medical journal     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0014-1755     ISO Abbreviation:  Ethiop. Med. J.     Publication Date:  2008 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-20     Completed Date:  2008-10-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373223     Medline TA:  Ethiop Med J     Country:  Ethiopia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Addis Ababa University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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MeSH Terms
Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome / diagnosis*,  therapy*

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