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C-0450 - Sclerosing mesenteritis: mimicking findings

M. Sánchez-Carpintero de la Vega1, A. Collantes Gonzalez1, M. Rodriguez Cabillas2, M. Calvo López3; 1 Cádiz/ES 2 San Fernando/ES 3 Conil, Cádiz/ES Type: Educational Exhibit
Area of Interests: Small bowel, Abdomen
Imaging Technique: CT
Procedures: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis, Computer Applications-3D
Special Focus: Inflammation
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Learning objectives: Normal 0 21 false false false ES X-NONE X-NONE To describe the CT appearance of sclerosing mesenteritis. To achieve it, we expose numerous cases seen in our centre.  To review and to update the principal differential diagnosis we should consider and how to distinguish them by CT imaging. [...]

Background: Normal 0 21 false false false ES X-NONE X-NONE Sclerosing mesenteritis represents a benign nature spectrum of disorders. Nevertheless, it is essential to master the principal differential diagnosis with other entities with similar imaging features, as many of them are malignant nature processes. A[...]

Findings and procedure details: Normal 0 21 false false false ES X-NONE X-NONE Abdominal CT is the best technique to study mesenteric diseases. It is recommended to get a portal venous phase imaging to study mesentery. The total amount of contrast will depend on the weight of the patient (normally we will administrate about 100-12[...]

Conclusion: Normal 0 21 false false false ES X-NONE X-NONE Sclerosing mesenteritis represents an inflammatory spectrum of benign processes that radiologically may mimic other mesenteric root entities, both benign and malignant diseases. Abdominal CT is the best technique to study mesentery. This educational exh[...]

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References: Normal 0 21 false false false ES X-NONE X-NONE Tavares JP, Romao V, Eulalio M; et al. Sclerosing Mesenteritis and Disturbance of Glucose Metabolism: A New Relationship? A Case Series. Am J Case Rep. 2016 Feb 1;17:55-9.   Normal 0 21 false false false ES X-NONE X-NONE Normal 0 21 false false f[...]

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