Mesenteritis esclerosante: una enfermedad de apariencia maligna.

Translated title of the contribution: Sclerosing mesenteritis: a disease of malignant appearance

M. Muñoz-Juárez, E. Luque-de León, E. Moreno-Paquentin, T. Young-Fadok

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Sclerosing mesenteritis is a rare benign disorder of unknown etiology that often resembles a neoplasm. Numerous terms have been used in the past to describe this entity which has a variable clinical presentation and is characterized by thickening of the intestinal mesentery. Accurate information regarding the epidemiology, natural course and therapeutic response of the disease is sparse. Herein we present a review of the literature and a brief discussion of relevant concepts for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with sclerosing mesenteritis.

Translated title of the contributionSclerosing mesenteritis: a disease of malignant appearance
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)224-230
Number of pages7
JournalRevista de gastroenterología de México
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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