Tabes mesenterica

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a wasting disease of childhood characterized by chronic inflammation of the lymphatic glands of the mesentery, attended with caseous degeneration.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Massive enlargement of mesenteric lymph nodes is called as tabes mesenterica and in some cases it can form mesenteric cyst called as pseudo-mesenteric cyst.