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Old 07-05-2005, 11:42 AM   #1
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Fat Stranding


Can anyone define the surgical phrase "Fat Stranding" or "Mesenteric Fat Stranding"? It's a phrase that's often used in association with inflammatory processes in the bowel. It's a commonly used term but I can't find a definition/explanation of it anywhere on the Internet.



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Old 07-08-2005, 03:56 PM   #2
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Re: Fat Stranding

The Mesenteric Fat is the fat lining the outer wall of the colon. I think it acts as a buffer/protector for the colon. I don't know what Stranding means. Good question, I have seen this on my CT reports too. Maybe someone else will see this and comment.

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