Experimental regional enteritis in pigs.

  title={Experimental regional enteritis in pigs.},
  author={Timo V. Kalima and Hannu S Saloniemi and Tapani Rahko},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={11 4},
Lymphatic obstruction is constantly present in regional enteritis, but its role in the pathogenesis is poorly understood. To clarify this the mesenterial lymphatics of the terminal ileum were obstructed in 21 pigs chosen for experiments because spontaneous ileitis is common in pigs. Long-lasting obstruction was produced by injecting formaline into regional lymph nodes. The growth of the pigs was retarded. Their ileum became reddish and oedematous with numerous intra-abdominal adhesions, and… CONTINUE READING


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