Рентгенология & Радиология, 2011, XLХ 216-220

Rare mesenterial masses – cases from our praxis and short review

  1. Baleva, B. Balev, T. Velinov

Abstract. Most common mesenterial mass is lymphadenopathy, the rest of mass lesions in the mesenterium being rare entities. A fine natural contrast at CT imaging exist between a mesenterial mass and surrounding mesenterial fat tissue, thus CT is of high diagnostic value in the diagnostics of mesenterial pathology . We present 6 cases of rare mesenterial masses from our 5-year clinical praxis – a case of mesenterial metastasis, a case of inflammatory ossifying pseudotumor, a case of mesenterial panniculitis, two cases of mesenterial desmoid and a case with findings of a mesenterial dermoid. All patients have a diagnostic abdominal CT scan, some have an US-examination as a preliminary investigation. In two of the cases we present radiology-patholocical correlation of findings. A short review of typical findings in the presented entities is made.

Key words: MESENTERIAL MASSES. MESENTERIAL INFLAMMATORY OSSIFYING pSEUDOTUMOR. MESENTERIAL pANNICULITIS. MESENTERIAL DESMOIDS. MESENTERIAL DERMOID.

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