Is mesenteric adenitis usually picked up on MRI or CT scan?

Yes. This is frequently seen on ct scans of the abdomen, but could be seen on MRI as well.
Both but CT usually. Usually can be seen on ct scans of the abdomen and pelvis but MRI can sometimes visualize this as well.
Usually. Enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes are usually seen on ct and MRI scans.

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Teen w history mesenteric adenitis a year ago. Problems again. CT scan showed "numerous sub centimeter reactive lymph nodes". Translation? Same thing?

Reactive = still pos. Sub centimeter is less than 1 centimeter Reactive means could still be infectious or resolving, however I see you are on Cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil) which suggest you are taking this drug for a transplant anti-rejection or you have Lupus. This drug could significantly reduce your immune system and if you are still having some of the symptoms of Mesenteric adenitis you had last year you should check with your PCP. Read more...
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 more...

16yo w severe back pain radiating to rt side. Ct showed mesenteric adenitis. Mri showed schmorl node endplate changes at 4 levels elevated ana?

Schmorl Nodes. Are normal findings. You have some active inflammation (the adenitis) causing your pain (but it's probably not from your spine). This can be from a number of causes, your doctor knows you best, and can narrow down the possibilities. Read more...

My son had a lap appy 1 month ago and now was just diagnosed with mesenteric adenitis. He's 23. Slightly enlarged spleen and trace fluid seen on ct.

New diagnosis. Please talk to your surgeon. The ct scan has been helpful with this new diagnosis. The overall meaning is what you need and will require a discussion, ask about the pathology from the lap appy surgery. Take family/friend with you to help ask questions and understand. Your son may need further treatment. Read more...
Lymph nodes enlarged. Your son is 23. He had an appendectomy 1 month ago. He just had a ct scan. They saw mesenteric adenitis. This is consistent with swollen lymph nodes after having appendicitis. The lymph nodes should return to normal size over time. So long as he is eating well and not having fevers. The small amount of fluid should eliminate the concern for abscess. Read more...