Mesenteric panniculitis, also known as sclerosing mesenteritis
, is a rare condition of inflammation of the bowel mesentery (12).
A case of protein-losing enteropathy caused by sclerosing mesenteritis
diagnosed with capsule endoscopy and double-balloon endoscopy.
After an initial CT scan was taken, the man, then 77 years old, was diagnosed with mesenteritis
or inflammation of the intestines.
can result from compression on the inferior vena cava, which may cause clinical symptoms of abdominal pain, diarrhea, intestinal obstruction, and ischemia (56).
MP was first described in 1924 by Jura and has also been referred to as sclerosing mesenteritis
, liposclerotic mesenteritis
, mesenteric lipodystrophy, or mesenteric Weber-Christian disease (4-7).
However, several surgical and medical emergencies, including appendicitis, mesenteric lymphadenitis, epiploic appendagitis, and sclerosing mesenteritis
may clinically resemble renal stone complaints.
Others: retroperitoneal fibrosis, lymphadenopathy, sclerosing mesenteritis
Are tumefactive lesions classified as sclerosing mesenteritis
a subset of IgG4-related sclerosing disorders?
The importance of recognizing this entity, particularly in the gastrointestinal tract, is that these lesions commonly mimic malignancy and other mass-forming lesions such as sclerosing mesenteritis
A 55-year-old female presented for a laparotomy with abdominal exploration, small bowel resection, and lysis of adhesions secondary to sclerosing mesenteritis
. The patient had a history of chronic pain syndrome.
Villias, "Sclerosing Mesenteritis
: Diverse clinical presentations and dissimilar treatment options.