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The patient was discharged after the symptoms were relieved, with a prescription of oral corticosteroid therapy that was to be tapered over a month. Published online Jan Gastroenterology ; 1: Placer C, Bordas JM. Med J Aust ; 7: During the procedure a segment of thickened and rigid jejunum was found, which caused stenosis of the lumen and pre-stenotic intestinal dilatation. The most commonly affected segments are the stomach, in particular the antrum, and the small intestine [ 3 ].

The aim is to improve the quality of life of affected individuals, considering that the incidence of eosinophilic gastroenteritis has increased over the last decade [ 11 ].

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

Gastric and intestinal biopsies revealed mild, nonspecific, chronic inflammation with normal eosinophil numbers in the mucosa. This circumstance has been described by Croese enteriris Prociv in a emteritis of 6 surgically operated patients 12 and in 9 patients who were studied for abdominal pain, where Karande T, Oak, SN. Case Report A year-old male patient belonging to a mixed race presented with a complaint of postprandial bloating, abdominal distension and diffuse stomach cramps of moderate intensity since 2 weeks ago.

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Intestinal obstruction by eosinophilic jejunitis. An Med Interna, 15pp. Gastrointest Radiol ; 17 1: Eosinophilic enteritis caused chronic partial small intestinal obstruction: Its association with an infestation by Ancylostoma caninum is more evident.


The precise number of eosinophils, which is used as a criterion to define the disease, remains controversial [ 113 ]. Acta Trop ; 62 1: The presence of eosinophils in the intestinal wall may be diffuse gastroenteritis or, more commonly, segmentary even in the form of an eosinophilic granuloma, common mainly in the gastric antrum.

It is pathologically characterized by an infiltration of the intestinal wall by mature polymorphonuclear eosinophil cells.

Occult enteritis infection by Ancylostoma caninum: 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. Vgeshr Laeger,pp.

It usually resembles and is managed as an acute appendicitis. Serosal infiltration results in ascites.

Association of eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders with other atopic disorders. 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.

The pharmacologic treatment of choice is the use of corticosteroids: Radiologe ; 30 6: En general, los pacientes eosimofilica ser tratados satisfactoriamente con corticoides, pero son posibles las recidivas. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol.

This item has received. However, the low frequency of this disease as a condition requiring emergency surgery will render it difficult to make a reliable statistical study. Although the most frequent form of presentation is a failure of the intestinal absorptive function resulting in a malabsorption syndrome, the condition may occasionally present itself with eosinoilica obstruction, intestinal perforation, or pain in the lower right quadrant of the abdomen, which may resemble appendicitis.

Treatment for eosinophilic parasitosis was not effective. The patient has been followed on an outpatient basis for a year and has been asymptomatic till date.


The finding esinofilica a thickened intestinal segment will support the clinical and analytical suspicion of eosinophilic enteritis; more enterifis, ultrasounds will rule out this diagnosis by finding signs of appendicitis.

J Med Assoc Thai ; 83 8: Surgical manifestations of eosinophilic gastroenteritis in the pediatric patient.

Enteritis eosinofílica primaria: a propósito de un caso

We therefore emphasize on the need for additional studies with larger samples to establish diagnostic and therapeutic criteria that allow for the systematizing of patient care and treatment.

Eosinophilic enteritis appears mainly in the third decade of life, but its diagnosis during childhood is not uncommon. The present report presents epidemiologic, clinical and enteeritis aspects that are in line with those reported in the literature. Proximal jejunal obstruction due to eosinophilic gastroenteritis. Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics.

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We eteritis a case of a year-old male patient with abdominal distension and diffuse stomach cramps associated with peripheral eosinophilia. Although its etiology is not clear, it has been unsuccessfully related to food allergy. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 6pp. Kaijser described the first case of this disease inand since then, approximately cases have been reported in the literature [ 3 – 5 ].

Abdominal entertis revealed no peristalsis. Us features of two cases.

Eosinophilic gastroenteritis mimicking acute appendicitis. Ileitis may cause an acute abdomen resembling acute appendicitis. Unusual presentations of eosinophilic gastroenteritis: SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations eosinofilicca a subject field.