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A 22-year-old male asked:

at 12 i had surgery for congenital malrotation, at 21 i was diagnosed with sma syndrome is it possible to have both illnesses?

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Yes: Sma syndrome is due to the superior mess enteric artery (sma) impinging on the intestine. Can happen with rapid weight loss, or with anatomic abnormalities involving the bowel and vessels.

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Last updated Feb 27, 2014

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