Items tagged “mesentery”

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Sclerosing mesenteritis

Sclerosing mesenteritis, also referred to as mesenteric panniculitis or retractile mesenteritis​, is an uncommon idiopathic disorder characterized by chronic non-specific inflammation involving the adipose tissue of the bowel mesentery. Epidemiology   Typically this condition afflicts adults i...
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Whirlpool sign (mesentery)

The whirlpool sign of the mesentery, also known as the whirl sign, is seen when the bowel rotates around its mesentery leading to whirls of the mesenteric vessels.  Terminology The term whirlpool sign is used in other contexts: see whirlpool sign (disambiguation). Radiographic features It is...
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Mesenteric panniculitis and urolithiasis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Makky ALSALAM
Published 25 Jun 2010
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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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Midgut volvulus - transmesenteric small bowel internal hernia

CT demonstrates a...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Nasir Siddiqui
Published 03 Nov 2010
80% 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, edema, lymphatic accumulation, hemorrhage, tumor infiltr...
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Mesenteric panniculitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Assoc 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
45% complete
CT
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Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) - huge

 Diagnosis certain
Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 Feb 2012
89% 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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Paraduodenal hernia

Paraduodenal hernias, although uncommon, have classically been the most common type of internal hernia. However, the incidence of postoperative internal hernias has been increasing recently. The two most common types, the left and right paraduodenal hernia involve small bowel herniating through ...
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B-cell lymphoma of the mesentery

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Michael P Hartung
Published 19 Jan 2019
92% complete
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Fossa of Waldeyer

The fossa of Waldeyer, also known as the mesentericoparietal fossa, is a congenital mesentery defect. It is found in about 1% of autopsy series and is formed due to non-fusion of the ascending mesocolon to the posterior parietal peritoneum. The superior mesenteric artery runs along its (anterio...
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Fossa of Landzert

The fossa of Landzert is a congenital mesentery defect. It is present in about 2% of autopsy series and is formed due to non-fusion of the inferior mesentery to the parietal peritoneum. It is found to the left of the fourth part of the duodenum. The inferior mesenteric vein runs along its (ante...

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