Mesenteric panniculitis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

Small volume of low-density pelvic free fluid. No pelvic mass. Small bowel mesenteric fat stranding and prominent but enlarged lymph nodes. SMA/SMV and portal vein are patent.

Case Discussion

Panniculitis is an uncommon manifestation, which is often incidental to presentation. 

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Case information

rID: 46113
Published: 22nd Jun 2016
Last edited: 2nd Mar 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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