Very frequently they die at that age of mesenteric disorders; and very few indeed become permanently civilized in their habits.
The mesenteric vessels were dilated, but the intestines were not dilated.
Birch-Hirschfeld asserts that cheesy degeneration of the mesenteric glands is always accompanied by tubercular formations.
Some have attributed it to the more rapid development and increased functional activity of the mesenteric glands.
The intestines were found filled with gases, and the mesenteric blood vessels filled with blood.
Several cases of fatty diarrhoea from mesenteric phthisis have been reported.
These facts and circumstances do not exclude the possibility of localized tuberculosis of the mesenteric glands.
In many such cases the final and fatal complication of mesenteric phthisis could be prevented.
One of his contributions to medical literature is the first accurate description of typhoid, or, as he calls it, mesenteric fever.
In that case an actual division into a mesenteric and mesocolic segment would have been effected.
mesentery mes·en·ter·y (měz'ən-těr'ē, měs'-)
A double layer of peritoneum attached to the abdominal wall and enclosing in its fold certain organs of the abdominal viscera.
A fold of the peritoneum that connects the intestines to the dorsal abdominal wall, especially such a fold that envelops the jejunum and ileum.