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Rev Esp Enferm Dig. 2011 Dec;103(12):652-4.

Cavitating mesenteric lymph node syndrome: a rare complication of celiac disease.

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Departments of Digestive Disease, University General Hospital, Ciudad Real, Spain. joaquinrodriguez@gmail.com

Abstract

Among the many complications of celiac disease, mesenteric lymph node syndrome cavitated is considered one of the rarest, there is few case series published in the literature. The etiology and pathophysiology are unknown but because of its high mortality rate, estimated to be around 50%, it should recognize at an early stage in order to institute appropriate therapy as soon as possible.

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