Gastric pneumatosis: An unusual presentation of superior mesenteric artery syndrome

Natalie A. Drucker, Megan B. Marine, Frederick Rescorla

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Abstract

We present a case of extensive gastric pneumatosis with portal venous air due to superior mesenteric artery syndrome in an underweight, developmentally normal seventeen-year-old boy. Despite his alarming imaging findings, his abdominal exam was benign and he was successfully treated nonoperatively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-27
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports
Volume36
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2018

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Keywords

  • Gastric pneumatosis
  • Superior mesenteric artery syndrome
  • Wilkie's syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

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Gastric pneumatosis : An unusual presentation of superior mesenteric artery syndrome. / Drucker, Natalie A.; Marine, Megan B.; Rescorla, Frederick.

In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, Vol. 36, 01.09.2018, p. 25-27.

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