Misty mesentery

Dr Sachintha Hapugoda and Radswiki et al.

Misty mesentery is a term used to describe the CT appearance of mesenteric fat with increased attenuation. Just as with fat stranding elsewhere, a number of processes can lead to the appearance including infiltration by inflammatory cells, edema, lymphatic accumulation, hemorrhage, tumor infiltration, and fibrosis.

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Article information

rID: 12345
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Misty mesentery sign

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: mesenteric panniculitis
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