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What is the definition of Sclerosing Mesenteritis?
Sclerosing mesenteritis is one of many terms that describes a spectrum of inflammatory disorders that affect the mesentery. The mesentery is the membrane that anchors the small intestine to the back of the abdominal wall. The condition mostly affects men between their 40s and 60s, but women and children can also be affected. It may result in a variety of symptoms including abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, constipation or diarrhea, weight loss, and fever. Some people have an abdominal mass. The cause of the condition is poorly understood. Suggested possible causes have included previous abdominal surgery or trauma, autoimmunity, paraneoplastic syndromes, ischemic injury, and infection.
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What are the alternative names for Sclerosing Mesenteritis?
  • Sclerosing mesenteritis
  • Idiopathic sclerosing mesenteritis
  • Liposclerotic mesenteritis
  • Mesenteric fibromatosis
  • Mesenteric lipodystrophy
  • Mesenteric lipogranuloma
  • Mesenteric panniculitis
  • Peritoneal retractile mesenteritis
  • Retractile mesenteritis
Who are the top Sclerosing Mesenteritis Local Doctors?
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1538 N Arlington Heights Road 
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Eli Ehrenpreis is a Gastroenterologist in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Dr. Ehrenpreis has been practicing medicine for over 37 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Sclerosing Mesenteritis. He is also highly rated in 5 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Sclerosing Mesenteritis, Mesenteric Artery Ischemia, Viral Gastroenteritis, and Proctitis. He is licensed to treat patients in Illinois.

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Clinique St Luc

Bouge, WAL, BE 

Bruno Coulier is in Bouge, Belgium. Coulier is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Sclerosing Mesenteritis. He is also highly rated in 10 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Sclerosing Mesenteritis, Diverticulosis, Familial Multiple Lipomatosis, and Nodular Nonsuppurative Panniculitis.

 
 
 
 
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Academic Teaching Hospital Of The Universities Of Kiel

Heide, SH, DE 

Fabian Scheer is in Heide, Germany. Scheer is rated as a Distinguished expert by MediFind in the treatment of Sclerosing Mesenteritis. He is also highly rated in 3 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Sclerosing Mesenteritis, Nodular Nonsuppurative Panniculitis, Hyperhidrosis, and Ptosis.

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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

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