Síndrome de Wilkie como etiología de oclusión intestinal en el adulto: a propósito de un caso

2020 Cirugía y Cirujanos  
The superior mesenteric artery (SMA) syndrome, also known as Wilkie's syndrome, is one of the rarest causes of small bowel obstruction. A 36-year-old female patient, with a medical history of diabetes mellitus type 2, arrived at the emergency department with upper intestinal obstruction; a study protocol is made, integrating the diagnosis of Wilkie's syndrome. We performed a laparoscopic duodenojejunostomy, the patient did well in the post-operative period. Laparoscopic duodenojejunostomy is a
more » ... ractical option to treat Wilkie's syndrome. It provides definitive treatment with the advantages and benefits of minimally invasive surgery.
doi:10.24875/ciru.19001195 pmid:32116320 fatcat:mbqb7u3l4bbwlgnqnagtb7j43u