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Table 3 Clinical impressions, EGD findings, and the results of UGI or hypotonic duodenography of 29 Patients

From: Endoscopic features for early decision to evaluate superior mesenteric artery syndrome in children

Variable Impression(%)a EGDb (%) UGIc (%)
Functional dyspepsia 10 (34.6) 6 (20.7) 7 (24.1)
Gastritis or peptic ulcer 9 (31.0) 4 (13.8) 5 (17.2)
SMA syndrome 5 (17.3) 4 (13.8) 4 (138)
Reflux esophagitis 2 (6.9) 1 (3.5) 0 (0.0)
Functional abdominal pain 1 (3.4) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Small bowel obstruction 1 (3.4) 1 (3.5) 1 (3.5)
Crohn’s disease 1 (3.4) 0 (0.0) 1 (3.5)
  1. aThe first clinical impression based on the history and physical examination
  2. b A constellation of three endoscopic findings including a pulsating band or slit like luminal narrowing of the third part of the duodenum, a marked expansion of the first and second part of the duodenum during the third part insufflation, and a bile lake in the stomach
  3. c The finding consistent with SMA syndrome