afferent loop syndrome
chronic obstruction of the duodenum and jejunum proximal to the gastrojejunostomy performed in a Billroth II–type gastrectomy; the distended afferent loop of jejunum and duodenum causes symptoms of pain and fullness associated with food ingestion; weight loss is common.
Synonym(s): gastrojejunal loop obstruction syndrome
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