Cavitating mesenteric lymph node syndrome in celiac disease
Gluten loving coeliac patient.
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Fat-fluid density in multiple enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes.
Patients with celiac disease that are not compliant with low-gluten diets have ongoing inflammation in their duodenum/jejunum and draining lymph nodes. Mesenteric inflamed lymph nodes collect chyle resulting in this appearance (proposed mechanism).