Sclerosing mesenteritis occurs when the small bowel's membranes become inflamed and fibrous. It's a rare disorder that often isn't serious, but can be disabling and occasionally life-threatening. Sclerosing mesenteritis can be treated with medication and, if needed, surgery.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for digestive disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked high performing for digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report.
Carol Bolton encourages persistence and courage to live with rare and confounding disease.