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adenitis

[‚ad·ən′īd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of a gland or lymph node.
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Mesenteric adenitis has never been proved to be responsible for any mortality nor have any complications been attributed to it.
Novelline, "CT diagnosis of mesenteric adenitis," Radiology, vol.
Differential Diagnosis Nonobstetric Conditions Obstetric Conditions Urinary calculi Preterm labor Cholelithiasis Abruptio placentae Cholecystitis Chorioamnionitis Bowel obstruction Adnexal torsion Gastroenteritis Ectopic pregnancy Mesenteric adenitis Pelvic inflammatory disease Colonic carcinoma Round ligament pain Rectus hematoma Uteroovarian vein rupture Acute intermittent porphyria Carneous degeneration of myomas Perforated duodenal ulcer Uterine rupture (placenta percreta; rudimentary horn) Pneumonia Meckel's diverticulum Source: Dr.
Differential Dx of Appendicitis Nonobstetric Conditions Urinary calculi Cholelithiasis Cholecystitis Bowel obstruction Gastroenteritis Mesenteric adenitis Colonic carcinoma Rectus hematoma Acute intermittent porphyria Perforated duodenal ulcer Pneumonia Meckel's diverticulum Obstetric Conditions Preterm labor Abruptio placentae Chorioamnionitis Adnexal torsion Ectopic pregnancy Pelvic inflammatory disease Round ligament pain Uteroovarian vein rupture Carneous degeneration of myomas Uterine rupture (placenta percreta; rudimentary horn) Source: Dr.
Yersinia enterocolitica infection typically causes gastroenteritis and mesenteric adenitis. Reported complications include appendicitis, small bowel gangrene, intestinal perforation, hepatic and splenic abscesses, and septicemia.
In all the patients, dilated gut loops were seen; 7 out of 8 showed increased peristalsis and interloop fluid was seen only in 5 cases out of 8 cases; 3 patients of the mesenteric adenitis presented with acute pelvic pain.