ST_AREA function and SHAPE.AREA field in ST_GEOMETRY features return different values than tools in ArcMap if the feature contains true curves.
Last Published: October 30, 2015ArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase
Bug ID Number
March 10, 2015
June 11, 2020
After review by the development team, it has been determined that this issue is related to a known limitation with the software that lies outside of Esri's control. The issue's Additional Information section may contain further explanation.