[Mesenteric panniculitis].

  title={[Mesenteric panniculitis].},
  author={Guillaume Piessen and Christophe Mariette and J. P. Triboulet},
  journal={Annales de chirurgie},
  volume={131 2},
Mesenteric panniculitis also named retractile mesenterite is a rare tumor-like lesion that thickens and shortens the mesentery. It is characterized by the association of inflammation, necrosis or fibrosis involving the adipose tissue of the bowel mesentery. The pathophysiology of this disease remains unclear despite associations with inflammatory diseases or malignancies, especially lymphomas that have been described. When symptomatic, patients may present with abdominal pain, palpable… CONTINUE READING

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