mesenteritis


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mes·en·ter·i·tis

 (mĕz-ĕn′tə-rī′tĭs, mĕs-)
n.
Inflammation of the mesentery.

mesenteritis

(mɛsˌɛntəˈraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the mesentery
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For the 75 cases considered nonamplified, diagnoses were lipoma (n = 46); intramuscular lipoma (n = 11); pleomorphic lipoma (n = 1); myofibroblastoma (n = 1); sclerosing mesenteritis (n = 2); lipoma with fat necrosis (n = 4); pleomorphic sarcoma, not otherwise specified (n = 2); low-grade spindle cell neoplasm not further classifiable (n = 1); and benign mesenchymal myxoid neoplasm not further classifiable (n = 1).
Detection of MDM2 gene amplification or protein expression distinguishes sclerosing mesenteritis and retroperitoneal fibrosis from inflammatory well-differentiated liposarcoma.
Se han considerado algunos casos de mesenteritis esclerosante como manifestaciones localizadas de ER-IgG4 debido a que histopatologicamente muestran algunas caracteristicas similares, incluso cumpliendo criterios histopatologicos para ER-IgG4.
Mesenteritis ossificans, also known as heterotopic mesenteric ossification (HMO), refers to a reactive bone formation in the adipose tissue of the mesentery which is frequently related to repetitive abdominal surgery, tumors, intra-abdominal infections, or trauma.
In humans, this disorder has been referred to as mesenteric panniculitis, mesenteric lipodystrophy, and sclerosing mesenteritis.
Laparoscopic surgical biopsy and pathologic analysis determined the final diagnosis of sclerosing mesenteritis (Figure 2).
With these findings, a pathologic diagnosis of sclerosing mesenteritis was made.
Less common diagnostic mimics include inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT), reactive nodular fibrous pseudotumor, fibromatosis, Gardner fibroma, sclerosing mesenteritis, and amyloidoma.
13) Differential considerations include retractile mesenteritis, lymphoma, granulomatous infection, sarcoid, metastasis, GIST, inflammatory pseudotumor, and fibromatosis (desmoid).
Betacatenin immunohistochemistry separates mesenteric fibromatosis from gastrointestinal stromal tumor and sclerosing mesenteritis.
Occasionally, some other tumors should be considered in the differential diagnosis of mesenchymal tumors of the GI tract, including malignant melanoma, angiosarcoma, dedifferentiated liposarcoma, and sclerosing mesenteritis.
Sclerosing mesenteritis is an uncommon mesenteric disease characterized by a spectrum of histologic changes ranging from acute fat necrosis to chronic fibrosis.