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Case 43

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell
  • Matthew Gibson
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Abstract

A 78-year-old female with a history of previous anterior resection for Dukes A rectal cancer presented with several weeks of progressive nausea, vomiting and weight loss. OGD was normal apart from food debris in the oesophagus, stomach and duodenum. A barium follow-through was performed (Image 1). Subsequently, an MDCT of the abdomen and pelvis with oral contrast and IV contrast (portal venous phase) was performed (Image 2 axial).

Keywords

Pancreatic Cancer Rectal Cancer Superior Mesenteric Artery Oral Contrast Portal Venous Phase 
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Further Reading

  1. Jain R. (2007) SMA syndrome. Curr treat options Gastroenterol 10(1):24-27PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Merret ND et al 2009 Superior mesenteric syndrome: diagnosis and treatment strategies J Gastrointest Surg; 13(2):287-92CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  • Matthew Gibson
    • 2
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK
  2. 2.Royal Berkshire HospitalReadingUK

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