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A 43-year-old male patient who was undergoing maintenance haemodialysis for 11 years underwent abdominal CT scan due to a suspected malignancy. He had type-2 diabetes mellitus for 15 years. Abdominal CT revealed that there was diffuse atherosclerotic calcification in superior mesenteric artery (SMA) and its branches (figures 1 and 2). No radiological findings of ischaemia were evident on CT images. Symptoms of chronic mesenteric ischaemia (CMI) were not present either. The patient denied any abdominal pain after meals or during the dialysis session.