Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis and Esophagitis

Published on 19/07/2015 by admin

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 “Eosinophilic gastroenteritis” is a misnomer; can affect any portion of GI tract

• Requires 4 criteria for diagnosis

image Presence of GI symptoms
image Biopsy proof of eosinophilic infiltration of 1 or more areas of GI tract
image Absence of eosinophilic involvement of multiple organs outside GI tract
image Absence of parasitic infestation


• Esophageal involvement (eosinophilic esophagitis)

image Most characteristic findings: Ringed esophagus (concentric, thin, web-like strictures)
image May coexist with longer strictures

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