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Med J Aust ; 7: Report of six pediatric cases and review of the literature. Ileitis may cause an acute abdomen resembling acute appendicitis. Eosinophilic enteritis is a rare pathological condition.

The D-xylose test was also performed; the results confirmed signs of malabsorption This allows antigens to cross the mucosa, thus inducing degranulation of mast cells, which release chemotactic factors that recruit eosinophils. Gastrointest Radiol ; 17 1: The magazine, referring to the Spanish-speaking pediatric, indexed in major international databases: Adult eosinophilic gastroenteritis and hypereosinophilic syndromes. Eosinophilic enteritis presenting as surgical emergencies: It can affect any part of the digestive tract from the esophagus to the rectum.


It was very important for the patient to associate diet management with the use of prednisone, which facilitated relief from symptoms and normalization of the number of eosinophils in our patient. Chest radiography revealed moderate right-sided pleural effusion without parenchymal changes Fig.

Aspectos quirúrgicos de la enteritis eosinofílica

Paracentesis revealed an albumin level of 1. Thus, it should be suspected in occlusive syndromes at upper intestinal levels. An Med Interna, 15pp. Laparoendoscopic diagnosis of eosino-philic enteritis.

Ikenaga M, Fujimoto T. Ann Intern Med ; 5: Kaijser described the first case of this disease inand since then, approximately cases have been reported in the literature [ 3 – 5 ].

The pharmacologic treatment of choice is the use of corticosteroids: Angiostrongyliasis in a European patient: An Esp Pediatr, 54pp. J Pediatr Surg ; 32 Surgical manifestations of eosinophilic gastroenteritis in the pediatric eosinifilica.

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Can J Gastroenterol, 11pp. He reported a history of allergic rhinitis, lactose intolerance, social drinking and smoking, the lattermost being discontinued since 10 years ago. In the more advanced stages, the malabsorption syndrome may be observed, which can be confirmed by changes in the D-xylose test.


Classification of eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases. A small, uncomplicated umbilical hernia was also present.

The patient was discharged after the symptoms were relieved, with a prescription of oral corticosteroid therapy that was to be tapered over a month. Diagnostic laparoscopy is indicated in patients with intestinal obstruction or abdominal pain in whom exist the enteriris suspicion of this disease based on a history of atopy, increased eosinophil count in peripheral blood, and suggestive ultrasound findings.

In adults, the disease usually manifests between the third and fifth decades of life [ 2 ]. In some occasions, eosino-philia develops after surgery.

Am Surg, 66pp. 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.