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Are Mesenteric Adenitis And Mesenteric Lymphadenitis The Same Thing
Yes: Shortened way to say same thing.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes they are the sam: Mesenteric lymphadenitis is an inflammation of the lymph nodes in the membrane that attaches your intestine, or bowel, to your abdominal wall. Mesenteric lymphadenitis usually results from an intestinal infection. Unlike appendicitis, however, mesenteric lymphadenitis is seldom serious and clears on its own. ...Read more
Location, Location: Lymphadenitis the general term used to describe the inflammation of your lymph nodes (tissues that help your body fight off illness). Mesenteric lymphadenitis is an inflammation of the lymph nodes in the membrane that attaches your intestines to your abdominal wall (mesentery). Mesenteric lymphadenitis is usually the result of an intestinal infection. ...Read more
Teen w history mesenteric adenitis a year ago. Problems again. CT scan showed "numerous sub centimeter reactive lymph nodes". Translation? Same thing?
May be same : The most common finding of mesenteric adenitis is multiple prominent lymph nodes, especially in right lower abdominal mesentery. Having said that, many kids and teens may normally have multiple subcentimeter nodes. Mesenteric adenitis in a way becomes a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning that no other serious finding is found to account for pain. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have mesenteric adenitis with lower back pain, and major bladder control issues all at the same time. What could this mean?
If symptoms of mesenteric lymphadenitis don't clear within a week and a half what's the next step?
More time: Other serious causes have to be ruled out to make sure the inflammation is not from a surgical cause. If u have had this work up, symptoms go away with time and anti inflammatory meds. If not better, need to c ur doc to reassess and perhaps do another ct scan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Re-evaluate: Mesenteric adenitis is a benign inflammation of the lymph nodes which follow the blood supply of the bowel. Symptoms can include right lower pain, and can be confused for appendicitis. If this diagnosis is made, and symptoms persist for more than 5-7 days, you should have the diagnosis re-considered. Good luck. ...Read more
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