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Will Mesenteric Panniculitis go away without treatment? Any known treatments without medication or surgery?

Will Mesenteric Panniculitis go away without treatment? Any known treatments without medication or surgery?

Not known: There is no standard treatment regimen.The first stage, when fat necrosis occurs, many physicians recommend no treatment. Individuals with no symptoms are not treated. Monitored to see whether the disorder progresses (watch and wait). In some cases, the disease may remain at this stage for years or even regress or go away on its own. ...Read more

Mesentery (Definition)

1. A double layer of peritoneum attached to the abdominal wall and enclosing in its fold certain organs of the abdominal viscera. 2. A fold of the peritoneum that connects the intestines to the dorsal abdominal wall, especially such a fold that envelops ...Read more


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What does my CT scan result mean? Secondary to mesenteric panniculitis.

Inflamed fat: Mesenteric panniculitis is a non-specific inflammation of the "belly fat". While there are various types and causes, and many cases are self-limited, you should probably see a specialist to help guide further work-up or follow-up. ...Read more

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Panniculitis -- what are some treatments for it?

Panniculitis -- what are some treatments for it?

Plastic surgery!: Other than gastric bypass, lap band surgery, or diet and weight loss to decrease the bulk of your panniculus (or pannus), excess hanging abdominal apron skin cannot be exercised away. Keeping things clean, dry, and non-infected is great to try to do, but the only effective way to deal with this is surgical panniculectomy, or even better, complete or fleur-de-lis abdominoplasty. See experienced ps. ...Read more

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What is lobar panniculitis?

What is lobar panniculitis?

Lobular panniculitis: The panniculus is the mass of skin and fat that hangs off the lower abdomen. The term for an infected or chronically irritated panniculus is panniculitis. Lobular panniculitis is one type of histology seen under the microscope. The other is septal panniculitis, and both can be with or without vasculitis. Mild panniculitis is treated with local skin care, more severe with panniculectomy, tummy tuck. ...Read more

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What are some ways to cure panniculitis?

What are some ways to cure panniculitis?

Medical vs. Surgical: Panniculitis is cellulitis of the abdominal apron or excess abdominal skin in the lower abdomen. It is treated initially with antibiotics and topical medications. If it continues to recur, a panniculectomy, which is removal of the abdominal apron, can be performed. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can proheart cause panniculitis?

Help plz! Can proheart cause panniculitis?

Pro Heart for dogs: This is an injection for dog heart worm. I've never heard of it causing panniculitis in dogs. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of panniculitis?

Please explain what are some symptoms of panniculitis?

Several: Rash, irritation where skin overlaps, redness, may be sore to touch, often weeps (fluids). Best to clean often with sterile soap (like hibiclens), rinse, and dry. May use powders and cotton (like shirt tucked into fold to help 'wick' the perspiration. Often needs surgical removal such that overlap is gone. ...Read more

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I have "panniculitis" does anyone know causes & how i can treat it?

I have "panniculitis" does anyone know causes & how i can treat it?

Cause unknown.: This is inflammation of mesenteric fat; and the cause is not known. It may be recurrent. Treatment is mostly symptomatic, i.e. steroids, etc. Rarely one may need surgery to remove the scarred tissue that may cause bowel obstruction. ...Read more

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What to do if I have panniculitis on me legs plz read and help me?

What to do if I have panniculitis on me legs plz read and help me?

There is no: attached info to read - just the question and your age. Consider providing clarification and re-asking. ...Read more