oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Superior mesenteric artery syndrome (a case report)

Volume 25, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



This rare syndrome as a cause of subacute duodenal obstruction was first descriptionbed by Rockitansky in 1846. Wilkie and Barling clinically elucidated this condition in 1921 and 1923 respectively. Jones et al finally clarified it in 1960. A patient with the typical clinical features of the superior mesenteric artery syndrome is descriptionbed.

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