Mesenteric panniculitis: various presentations and treatment regimens.

@article{Issa2009MesentericPV,
  title={Mesenteric panniculitis: various presentations and treatment regimens.},
  author={Iyad A. Issa and Hassan Baydoun},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 30},
  pages={3827-30}
}
Mesenteric panniculitis is a rare, benign and chronic fibrosing inflammatory disease that affects the adipose tissue of the mesentery of the small intestine and colon. The specific etiology of the disease is unknown. The diagnosis is suggested by computed tomography and is usually confirmed by surgical biopsies. Treatment is empirical and based on a few selected drugs. Surgical resection is sometimes attempted for definitive therapy, although the surgical approach is often limited. We report… CONTINUE READING

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