mesenteric lymph nodes

(redirected from mesenteric glands)

mes·en·ter·ic lymph nodes

[TA]
nodes located in the mesentery; they are of three classes: ileocolic lymph nodes, juxtaintestinal mesenteric lymph nodes, and the central superior group of mesenteric lymph nodes.
Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei mesenterici [TA]
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Unsurprisingly, it was stated that "acute mesenteric lymphadenitis is almost invariably confused with acute appendicitis" and that "there is hardly an abdominal condition for which laparotomy is commonly performed that may not be simulated by diseased mesenteric glands" [6].

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