Case Report
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World J Gastroenterol. Feb 7, 2024; 30(5): 499-508
Published online Feb 7, 2024. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i5.499
Figure 2
Figure 2 Abdominal ultrasonography images of case 1. A: The supine position of ultrasonography epigastric transverse scan confirmed expansion of the third part of the duodenal lumen and extrinsic compression of the duodenum by the superior mesenteric artery (SMA). The distance between the SMA and the aorta (Ao) was narrowed to 4 mm; B: Epigastric longitudinal scan showed that the angle of SMA-Ao decreased to 15°. Calcifications (arteriosclerosis) of the aorta and the root of SMA was also observed. SMA: Superior mesenteric artery; Ao: Aorta.