CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology 2019; 02(02): 140-146
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1694833
Case Report
Indian Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology

Unusual Etiologies for Vascular Duodenal Compression Mimicking the Superior Mesenteric Artery (SMA) Syndrome: The SMA-Like Syndrome

Peter E. Dross
1  Department of Radiology, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware, United States
,
Shawdon Molavi
1  Department of Radiology, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware, United States
,
Alex Chan
1  Department of Radiology, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware, United States
,
Rachael Latshaw
1  Department of Radiology, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware, United States
,
Pankaj Chhabra
1  Department of Radiology, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware, United States
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Publication History

Received: 12 June 2019

Accepted after revision: 16 June 2019

Publication Date:
22 August 2019 (online)

  

Abstract

We report a series of nine cases of unusual etiologies for vascular duodenal compression that do not meet the diagnostic criteria for superior mesenteric artery (SMA) syndrome and propose that “SMA-like syndrome” be used to classify these vascular duodenal compression cases.