Sclerosing mesenteritis

Case contributed by Dr Petralli Carlo Lucius E

Presentation

Recurrent mild abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45Y
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

There is a marginated region of increased attenuation in the small bowel mesenteries, compatible with inflammatory change.

Case Discussion

Uncommon condition with an unclear cause.

Synonyms:

  • mesenteric panniculitis
  • retractile mesenteritis
  • lipogranuloma of the mesentery
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Case Information

rID: 11034
Case created: 10th Oct 2010
Last edited: 26th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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