Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Lymphadenitis Mesenteric Treatment

Mesenteric lymphadenitis causes by a viral infection resolves without treatment. Mesenteric lymphadenitis caused by a bacterial infection may require treatment with antibiotics. Because the symptoms of mesenteric lymphadenitis can be similar to appendicitis, a person with symptoms of mesenteric lymphadenitis may require observation in the hospital.

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Last Updated: Aug 9, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Lymphadenitis Mesenteric References
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