Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 5, , Amaia Campos Ruiz and others published Gastroenteritis eosinofílica: aportación de tres. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Gastroenteritis eosinofílica | Eosinophilic gastroenteritis represents a group of benign diseases that includes eosinophilic. Eosinophilic gastroenteritis and bowel obstruction. Can surgery be avoided? Gastroenteritis eosinofílica y obstrucción intestinal, ¿es la cirugía evitable?.

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Am J Gastroenterol ; Finally, diet management may lead to disease remission in rare cases where the mucosa is predominantly involved and a specific food intolerance or allergy has been identified [ 11 ]. Curr Gastroenterol Rep, 1pp.

Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics. In the more advanced stages, the malabsorption syndrome may be observed, which can be confirmed by changes in the D-xylose test.

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Endoscopic examination may show thickening of the mucosal folds, polyps, luminal narrowing and ulcerations. Eosinophilic gastroenteritis and bowel obstruction. Osteodistrofia Hereditaria de Albright.

We conclude that limited knowledge about the characteristics of eosinophilic gastroenteritis and the paucity of evidence may lead to misdiagnosis or inadequate therapy such as emergency surgeries, which increase the costs of patient study and management. According to histopathologic findings, the eosinophilic infiltrate in the gastrointestinal tract is pathognomomic. An increase in immunoglobulin E levels may also be associated [ 41112 ].


There is a loss of integrity in the intestinal barrier in predisposed individuals. No weight loss was observed. Clin Pediatr Phila30pp.

The patient recovered without complications and was discharged. Alternatives to traditional treatment with corticosteroids are discussed. Ann Allergy, 74pp. Culture yielded negative results.

A urine culture tested negative.

Gastroenteritis eosinofílica y obstrucción intestinal: ¿es la cirugía evitable?

The most commonly affected segments are the stomach, in particular the antrum, and the small intestine [ 3 ]. The patient was hospitalized for investigations, and complementary tests were performed. Simultaneous affection of the gasyroenteritis layers is not common [ 4 ]. Dig Dis Sci, 43pp. The aim is to improve the quality of life of affected individuals, gasroenteritis that the incidence of eosinophilic gastroenteritis has increased over the last decade [ 11 ].

There were no relapses after corticosteroid withdrawal.

Gastroenteritis eosinofílica: espectro clínico de una misma entidad

A case report and review of the literature. Eosinophilic gastroenteritis, Acute obstructive abdomen, Ascites, Pleural effusion, Immunoglobulin E, D-xylose absorption test. Gastroenteirtis,pp. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. He was not consuming any medications. Eosinophilic gastroenteritis presenting as protein losing enteropathy. An Esp Pediatr, 54pp.

Upper digestive endoscopy, colonoscopy and histopathologic examination of the gastric and intestinal mucosa did not show any significant changes. Classification of eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases. Use of montelukast as steroid-sparing agent for recurrent eosinophilic gastroenteritis.

Dear EditorEosinophilic gastroenteritis EGE is a rare disease of an unknown aetiology, but with a heterogeneous manifestation and course, which affects patients at any age and in any part of the gastrointestinal tract 1.


Although some studies indicate medications as the cause of the disease, there was no such history in our patients. After a few weeks, the patient developed acute obstructive abdomen with ascites, which was atypically improved with the use of antispasmodics and analgesics. There are no reports of long-term sequelae, a higher probability of developing cancer, or decreased life expectancy [ 511 ].

J Natl Med Assoc. CopyrightGomes de Matos Brasil et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. There were no signs of malignancy.

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The precise number of eosinophils, which is used as a criterion to define the disease, remains controversial [ 113 ]. Annals of Pediatrics is the Body of Scientific Expression of the Association and is the vehicle through which members communicate.