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

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.

Authors

Rodríguez-Sánchez J, Martín-Dávila F, López-Viedma B, Galván-Fernández MD, Alonso-Lablanca M, Olmedo-Camacho J, García-Rojo M, Rodríguez-Sánchez E

Source

Revista española de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Española de Patología Digestiva 103:12 2011 Dec pg 652-4

MeSH

Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Aged
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Atrophy
Capsule Endoscopy
Celiac Disease
Diet, Gluten-Free
Gastroscopy
Humans
Intestinal Mucosa
Ischemia
Jejunal Diseases
Lymph Nodes
Lymphatic Diseases
Male
Mesentery
Necrosis
Spleen
Stomach Ulcer
Syndrome
Ulcer

Pub Type(s)

Case Reports
Journal Article

Language

eng spa

PubMed ID

22217351