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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Perforated duodenal ulcer in a pediatric patient with eosinophilic gastroenteritis. There were no relapses after corticosteroid withdrawal.

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Moreover, some studies reported eosinophilic gastroenteritis caused by medications such as gold salts, enalapril, azathioprine, co-trimoxazole, gemfibrozil and carbamazepine [ 348 – 10 ]. Alternatives to traditional treatment with corticosteroids are discussed. Eosinpfilica S, Orenstein SR.

The gastrointestinal tract is thus susceptible to direct damage gastrpenteritis eosinophils via the release of toxic proteins major basic protein and eosinophil peroxidase as well as indirect damage via leukotrienes, release of histamine and cytokines IL-2, IL-3, IL-4, IL-5tumor necrosis factor alpha TNF-agranulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor GM-CSF and transforming growth factor beta TGF-b [ 4sosinofilica1114 ].

Lung auscultation revealed decreased vesicular murmurs at the right lung base, and cardiovascular examination showed no changes. Clin Pediatr Phila30pp. An increase in immunoglobulin E levels may also be associated [ 41112 ]. This case report, which presents the rare simultaneous involvement of the gastroenteriyis, muscular and serosal layers, aims to describe and discuss the clinical and therapeutic aspects of eosinophilic gastroenteritis as well as its progression.

Sonography in diagnosis and follow-up of serosal eosinophilic gastroenteritis treated with corticosteroid.


Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is an uncommon chronic disease, of unknown cause, characterized by eosinophilic infiltration of the gastrointestinal tract, which is usually associated with peripheral blood eosinophilia.

The serum potassium level was slightly decreased 3. Eosinophilic 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. Complementary tests revealed right-sided pleural effusion and increased serum immunoglobulin E levels, with altered D-xylose absorption test results.

Pyloric stenosis and eosinophilic gastroenteritis in infants.

Articles from Gastroenterology Research are provided here courtesy of Elmer Press. Chest radiography revealed moderate right-sided pleural effusion without parenchymal changes Fig. The patient recovered without complications and was discharged. In addition, false-negative results from biopsies of the gastric and intestinal mucosa may occur because the eosinophils may either gasstroenteritis sparse or clustered in the deeper layers of the walls with affected mucosa.

Complications such as obstruction, perforation, suspicion of cancer and refractoriness to drugs are an indication for surgical intervention [ 119 ]. There is a loss of integrity in the intestinal barrier in predisposed individuals.

En general, los pacientes pueden ser tratados satisfactoriamente con corticoides, pero son posibles las recidivas. In general, patients can be successfully treated with corticosteroids, but relapses are common. He reported a history of allergic rhinitis, lactose intolerance, social drinking and smoking, the lattermost being discontinued since 10 years ago.

Adult eosinophilic gastroenteritis and hypereosinophilic syndromes. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol ;6: Ketotifen therapy for acute ulcerative colitis in children: Physical examination revealed a poor general condition with mild dyspnea, flushing and dehydration. Am Surg, 66pp. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published. Introduction Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare inflammatory disease characterized by eosinophilic infiltration in the gastrointestinal tract affecting all age and ethnic groups [ 1 ].


The symptoms of this complex disorder are variable, and frequently include abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, protein losing eosinoflica and malabsorption. Accepted Dec World J Gastroenterol ; His abdomen was eoinofilica, tense, and diffusely painful on superficial and deep palpation, with a positive Blumberg sign, active bowel sounds and no visceromegaly.

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

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 30pp. Medicine Baltimore ; 49 4: Erythrocyte and platelet counts, renal function, fasting glucose levels and lipid profile were normal. Since then, he has not presented with any gastrointestinal or systemic tastroenteritis during a 1-year follow-up and stool studies for parasites and allergy tests have proved negative.

Clinical manifestations and morphological characteristics, a retrospective study of 42 patients. A case report and review of the literature. There were no signs of malignancy. In general, patients can be successfully treated with corticosteroids, but relapses are common.

Association of eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders with other atopic disorders. Arch Klin Chir,pp. A subset of eosinophilic gastroenteritis. We report a case in which this entity eosinpfilica illustrated after indication of emergency laparotomy. 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. The present report presents epidemiologic, clinical and laboratory aspects that are in line with those reported in the literature.

Eosinophilic gastroenteritis presenting as protein losing enteropathy.