Sclerosing mesenteritis

Case contributed by Petralli Carlo Lucius E
Diagnosis almost certain


Recurrent mild abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


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.


  • mesenteric panniculitis
  • retractile mesenteritis
  • lipogranuloma of the mesentery

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