Reports in the literature have indicated that symptoms can last anywhere from days to years. In severe cases, the symptoms can have a significant effect on quality of life. Some individuals develop complications such as a bowel blockage.
Support and advocacy groups can help you connect with other patients and families, and they can provide valuable services. Many develop patient-centered information and are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct you to research, resources, and services. Many organizations also have experts who serve as medical advisors or provide lists of doctors/clinics. Visit the group’s website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
These resources provide more information about this condition or associated symptoms. The in-depth resources contain medical and scientific language that may be hard to understand. You may want to review these resources with a medical professional.
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Is Sclerosing Mesenteritis a hereditary disease? My mother has it, is there a chance that my sister and I could also develop it? See answer
I had surgery 5 years ago to remove sclerosing mesenteritis. Can this come back? See answer
My husband has sclerosing mesenteritis. Is this disease dangerous? See answer