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Disease Panniculitis, Peritoneal

Name Panniculitis, Peritoneal
Synonyms Lipodystrophy, Mesenteric | Liposclerotic Mesenteritis | Mesenteric Lipodystrophy | Mesenteric Panniculitis | Mesenteric Weber Christian Disease | Mesenteric Weber-Christian Disease | Mesenteritis, Liposclerotic | Mesenteritis, Retractile | Mesenteritis, Sclerosing | Omental Panniculitis | Panniculitis, Mesenteric | Panniculitis, Omental | Peritoneal Panniculitis | Retractile Mesenteritis | Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Definition INFLAMMATION of the underlying layer of ADIPOSE TISSUE (panniculus) of the PERITONEUM, usually of the MESENTERY or the OMENTUM. There are several forms with various names and are usually characterized by infiltration of LYMPHOCYTES and NEUTROPHILS, fat NECROSIS, and FIBROSIS.
Categories Connective tissue disease | Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D015436

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