IgG4-related mesenteritis

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IgG4-related mesenteritis

Synonyms: Isolated mesenteric lipodystrophy | Lipomatous mesenteritis | Liposclerotic mesenteritis | Mesenteric lipogranuloma | Mesenteric panniculitis | Sclerosing mesenteritis

Sclerosing mesenteritis (SM) is a rare pathological disease causing inflammation of the adipose tissue of the small bowel mesentery and is commonly associated with abdominal pain diarrhea nausea weight loss bloating and loss of appetite. The two subforms include mesenteric panniculitis (where inflammation and fatty necrosis are dominant features) and retractile mesenteritis (where fibrosis and retraction dominate).

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview.

Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata.

Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.

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