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superior mesenteric artery stenosis

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
No: One operation can usually fix the constriction.

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Trent Proffitt
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: A difficult DX to make and if you have this, usually will make a connection b/n the stomach and small intestine so it can bypass this area.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Discuss with MD: Superior mesenteric artery syndrome is a very rare, life-threatening gastro-vascular disorder characterized by a compression of the third portion of t ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Try: Mesenteric doppler first. Then cta if needed.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes, it can: show the particular anatomy of the SMA and the duodenal compression that are characteristic. However, the diagnosis is also based on clinical symptom ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Cause is underlying : The nutcracker syndrome does not usually cause BP and heart rate variations, but I noticed u have cardiolipin antibodies which can lead to autoimmune ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
36 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Symptoms=angiogram: Suggestion of stenosis on ultrasound should be corroborated by angiogram especially if any GI symptoms are present. Collaterals may have formed to pro ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
These are not: normal symptoms and potentially they are serious to life threatening. They could be mesenteric artery stenosis but also a multitude of additional diag ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hoffer
51 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: The inferior mesenteric artery brings blood to the lower bowel. If it is partially blocked, this can cause abdominal pain. If it blocks completely, ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Can Be: Yes thrombosis of arteries can be a complication of this disease.
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