Items tagged “mesentery”

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Whirlpool sign

The whirlpool sign, also known as the whirl sign, is seen when a structure twists upon itself. It is most commonly described in the abdomen where bowel rotates around its mesentery, with mesenteric vessels creating the whirls. It can also be seen in ovarian torsion. Whirlpool sign: mesenteric ...
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Mesenteric panniculitis and urolithithiasis

Mesenteric pannic...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 25 Jun 2010
83% complete
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Sclerosing mesenteritis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Petralli Carlo Lucius E
Published 10 Oct 2010
71% complete
CT
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Small bowel obstruction with associated mesenteric volvulus

CT demonstrates a...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Nasir Siddiqui
Published 03 Nov 2010
95% complete
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Misty mesentery

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, oedema, lymphatic accumulation, haemorrhage, tumour infi...
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Mesenteric panniculitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 18 Sep 2011
80% complete
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Mesenteric panniculitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 28 Nov 2011
42% complete
CT
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GIST (huge)

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 Feb 2012
86% complete
CT
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Mesenteric panniculitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ali Abougazia
Published 04 May 2013
77% complete
CT
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Superior mesenteric and portal vein thrombosis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Muhammad Essam
Published 09 May 2014
59% complete
CT
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Sclerosing mesenteritis

Sclerosing mesenteritis (or mesenteric panniculitis) is an uncommon idiopathic disorder characterised by chronic non-specific inflammation involving the adipose tissue of the bowel mesentery. Epidemiology   Typically this condition afflicts adults in their sixties with mild male predilection, ...
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Paraduodenal hernia

Paraduodenal hernias, although uncommon, are the most common type of internal hernia. The two most common types, the left and right paraduodenal hernia involve small bowel herniating through a congenital opening in the mesenteries. These internal hernias may result in a closed-loop bowel obstruc...

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