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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 27, Issue 4, pp 342–344 | Cite as

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

  • D. Ueda
  • S. Chiba

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.

Keywords

Compute Tomography Definitive Diagnosis Large Mass Histopathological Finding Compute Tomography Finding 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Ueda
    • 1
  • S. Chiba
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Sapporo Higashi-Tokushukai Hospital, 3-21, E13, N33, Higashi-ku, Sapporo 065, JapanJP
  2. 2.Department of Pediatrics, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, JapanJP

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