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Mesenteritis, Retractile


Synonyms of Mesenteritis, Retractile
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nodular Mesenteritis
  • Non-specific Sclerosing Mesenteritis
  • Sclerosing Panniculitis

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Retractile Mesenteritis, also known as Mesenteric Panniculitis, is a disorder that affects the digestive tract membranes. It is characterized by infection, inflammation and intestinal obstructions. Major symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, and fever.



    Organizations related to Mesenteritis, Retractile
    • Digestive Disease National Coalition
      507 Capitol Court
      Washington DC 20002
      Phone #: 202-544-7497
      800 #: --
      e-mail: scott@hmcw.org
      Home page: http://www.ddnc.org
    • International Mesenteric Panniculitis Society
      None
      None None None
      Phone #: N/A
      800 #: N/A
      e-mail: milliemoos531@yahoo.com
      Home page: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/InternationalMesentericPanniculitisSociety/
    • NIH/National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
      2 Information Way
      Bethesda MD 20892-3570
      Phone #: 301-654-3810
      800 #: 800-891-5389
      e-mail: nddic@info.niddk.nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.niddk.nih.gov
    • Panniculitis Support Group
      100 Pleasant Acres Road
      York PA 17402
      Phone #: --
      800 #: --
      e-mail: ladypann@yahoo.com
      Home page: http://www.groups.yahoo.com/group/panniculitis/



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