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Pediatr Radiol. 1997 Apr;27(4):342-4.

Retractile mesenteritis in a 12-year-old girl: CT findings.

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  • 1Department of Pediatrics, Sapporo Higashi-Tokushukai Hospital, 3-21, E13, N33, Higashi-ku, Sapporo 065, Japan.

Abstract

We report a pathologically proven case of retractile mesenteritis in a 12-year-old girl. Computed tomography (CT) demonstrated a large mass of fat density completely circumscribing the colon. Although the definitive diagnosis of retractile mesenteritis depends on histopathological findings, recognition of CT features is helpful in the diagnosis.

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9094245
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