Sclerosing mesenteritis

Case contributed by Dr Emil Settarzade


Left flank pain. CT with stone prtocol was performed.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male

A misty pattern of mesentery around the vessels suggesting sclerosing mesenteritis.

Other findings include absent right kidney and a left kidney cyst.

There is no stone in the urinary tract.

Annotated image

Misty pattern of mesentery (yellow oval) around the vessels suggesting sclerosing mesenteritis.

Case Discussion

This 75-year-old man was admitted to the emergency service due to left flank pain. With a renal stone suspected a non-contrast CT was performed. Finding compatible with sclerosing mesenteritis was found.

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Case information

rID: 53820
Published: 12th Jun 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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