mesenteritis


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Related to mesenteritis: retractile mesenteritis, mesenteric panniculitis, Mesenteric adenitis

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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In humans, this disorder has been referred to as mesenteric panniculitis, mesenteric lipodystrophy, and sclerosing mesenteritis.
Sclerosing mesenteritis, mesenteric panniculitis and mesenteric lipodystrophy: a single entity?
Betacatenin immunohistochemistry separates mesenteric fibromatosis from gastrointestinal stromal tumor and sclerosing mesenteritis.
Laparoscopic surgical biopsy and pathologic analysis determined the final diagnosis of sclerosing mesenteritis (Figure 2).
Sclerosing mesenteritis is a rare diagnosis of exclusion that is characterized by chronic inflammation of the mesentery, usually along the small bowel.
The clinical presentation of sclerosing mesenteritis varies, but the patient can present with abdominal pain, diarrhea, intestinal obstruction or ischemia, and a mass.
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.
With these findings, a pathologic diagnosis of sclerosing mesenteritis was made.
Sclerosing mesenteritis is a rare, poorly understood benign entity that encompasses a spectrum of mesenteric inflammation and fibrosis.
13) Differential considerations include retractile mesenteritis, lymphoma, granulomatous infection, sarcoid, metastasis, GIST, inflammatory pseudotumor, and fibromatosis (desmoid).
Sclerosing mesenteritis is an uncommon mesenteric disease characterized by a spectrum of histologic changes ranging from acute fat necrosis to chronic fibrosis.
3] Other rare intra-abdominal sites that have been involved by sclerosing mesenteritis are the mesoappendix, peripancreatic area, omentum, and pelvis.