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J Korean Soc Emerg Med > Volume 17(5); 2006 > Article
Journal of The Korean Society of Emergency Medicine 2006;17(5): 512-514.
A Case of Solitary Dissection of Superior Mesenteric Artery
Jin Yong Kim, Kwang Je Baek, Kyeong Ryong Lee, Young Joo Lee, Woong Ki
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Konkuk College of Medicine, Konkuk University Hospital, Seoul, Korea. 20050079@kuh.ac.kr
Spontaneous dissection of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) without aortic dissection is a rare condition. A compromise of the intestinal blood supply is a likely cause of death. Therefore an early diagnosis is important. We report a case of isolated dissection of the SMA which was detected by post contrast abdominal computed tomography (CT). The patient was successfully treated by a percutaneous endovascular stent placed within the main trunk of the SMA.
Key words: Superior mesenteric artery, Dissection, Stents
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