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Will mesenteric lymphadenitis cause abdominal pain in the belly button region?

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Yes

Mesenteric adenitis pain often begins around the belly button and in some cases moves down and towards the right hip mimicking the pain of appendicitis.
That's why the wise surgeon says "i don't know if you have appendicitis but I do know that your appendix has to come out.".

In brief: Yes

Mesenteric adenitis pain often begins around the belly button and in some cases moves down and towards the right hip mimicking the pain of appendicitis.
That's why the wise surgeon says "i don't know if you have appendicitis but I do know that your appendix has to come out.".
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