The “fat ring” sign of sclerosing mesenteritis


The fat ring or fat halo sign (Fig 1) describes the CT appearance of the infiltration of the central mesenteric soft tissues with preservation of a distinct circumferential rim of fat immediately surrounding the mesenteric vessels, typically seen in sclerosing mesenteritis (Fig. 2A, B) [1]. A chronic subtype of mesenteric panniculitis, sclerosing… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00261-017-1353-7

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