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It is pathologically characterized by an infiltration of the intestinal wall by mature polymorphonuclear eosinophil cells. SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. eosiofilica

Aspectos quirúrgicos de la enteritis eosinofílica

Plain abdominal radiograph in upright position demonstrated air-fluid levels and an empty rectal ampulla. A chest X-ray showing moderate, right-sided pleural effusion.

Human enteric infection with canine hookworms. Increased eosinophilic cellularity is generalized throughout the intestinal wall, but is always more severe in some of its layers. The Spanish Association eosinofilicz Pediatrics has as one of its main objectives the dissemination of rigorous and updated scientific information on the different areas of pediatrics.

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Lancet ; A diagnostic, video-assisted laparoscopy with biopsy was performed. Ikenaga M, Fujimoto T. Allergic eosinophilic gastroenteritis in a boy with congenital duodenal obstruction. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here.

A radiological study with CT imaging may also be very useful 19but the administration of an oral contrast is not appropriate in cases of intestinal occlusion. Eosinophilic gastroenteritis has been classified into mucosal, muscular and serosal types according to the predominantly affected layer as per histopathologic examination; these present specific differences in clinical manifestations [ 341415 ].


Cases of esophagitis unresponsive to medical and surgical treatment, which were later diagnosed of eosinophilic enteritis, have been described; these patients usually improved with corticosteroid treatment 2.

No mesenteric adenopathies or other macroscopic alterations were observed prior to closure. Buchman also reported a patient who underwent wosinofilica for intestinal perforation Perforated duodenal ulcer in a pediatric patient with eosinophilic gastroenteritis. Abdominal ultrasound revealed grade III hepatic steatosis and a large amount of intraperitoneal free fluid Fig.

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Published online Jan The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years. Classification of eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases.

A personal or family history of allergic manifestations can assist in the diagnosis. The patient has been followed on an outpatient basis for a year and has been asymptomatic till date.

Introduction Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare inflammatory disease characterized by eosinophilic infiltration in the gastrointestinal tract affecting all age and ethnic groups [ 1 ].

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Symptoms include diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss and gastrointestinal bleeding. Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; 83 2: A rectal palpation revealed an empty ampulla.

Its association with an infestation by Ancylostoma caninum is more evident. Rev Med Interne ; 22 9: This case report, which presents the rare simultaneous involvement of the mucosal, muscular and serosal layers, aims to describe and discuss the clinical and therapeutic aspects of eosinophilic gastroenteritis as well as its progression.


The patient was discharged after the symptoms were relieved, with a prescription of oral corticosteroid therapy that was to be tapered over a month. A urine culture tested negative. Moreover, a personal history of atopy and elevated immunoglobulin E levels confirm the allergic nature of the process [ 41112 ].

Association of eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders with other atopic disorders. Alternatives to traditional treatment with corticosteroids are discussed. Eosinophilic enteritis presenting as acute abdomen: Gastric and intestinal biopsies revealed mild, nonspecific, chronic inflammation with normal eosinophil numbers in the mucosa. Alternatives to traditional treatment with corticosteroids are discussed.

Although its etiology is not clear, it has been unsuccessfully related to food allergy. Diagnostic laparoscopy is indicated in patients with intestinal obstruction or abdominal pain in whom exist the clinical suspicion of this disease based on a history of atopy, increased eosinophil count in peripheral blood, and suggestive ultrasound findings.

Current status of small-bowel ultrasound. The diagnosis is established during surgery Am J Surg Pathol ; 19 3: Complications such as obstruction, perforation, suspicion of cancer and refractoriness to drugs are an indication for surgical intervention [ 119 ].

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Eosinophilic enteritis caused chronic partial small intestinal obstruction: Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. Subscribe to our Newsletter.

Surgical manifestations of eosinophilic gastroenteritis in eoinofilica pediatric patient.