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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In general, patients can be successfully treated with corticosteroids, but relapses are common. World J Gastroenterol ; Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics.

J Natl Med Assoc ; Symptoms include diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss and gastrointestinal bleeding.

The test for carcinoembryonic antigen CEA was negative 0. Use of Montelukast as steroid-sparing agent for recurrent eosinophilic gastroenteritis. Case Report A eosinoiflica 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. The D-xylose test was also performed; the results confirmed signs of malabsorption Dig Dis Sci, 46pp.

Eosinophilic gastroenteritis EGE is a rare disease of an unknown aetiology, but with a heterogeneous gastroenteritiis 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.


CT with contrast Fig. Chest radiography revealed moderate right-sided pleural effusion without parenchymal changes Fig. A urease test was negative. Scand J Gastroenterol ; Alternatives to traditional treatment with corticosteroids are discussed. Treatment for eosinophilic parasitosis was not effective.

Since then, he has not presented with any gastrointestinal or systemic symptoms during a 1-year follow-up and stool studies for parasites and allergy tests have proved gadtroenteritis. Kenntnis der allergischen Affektioner desima Verdanungskanal von Stanpunkt desima Chirurgen aus. 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.

Diagnosis, occasionally in the context of emergency surgery, requires a high degree of suspicion, especially in the absence of peripheral eosinophilia.

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The patient was treated with a hypoallergenic diet and an oral eosinodilica the symptoms resolved and the laboratory test results improved. Pathological anatomy is characterized by an eosinophil-predominant infiltrate which must exceed per high-power field 7.

He was afebrile, anicteric and acyanotic. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.

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

Surgery should ideally be avoided, except in the case of major abdominal complications 8,9as steroid treatment and conservative measures can resolve the symptoms in most situations. The precise number of eosinophils, which is used as a criterion to define the disease, remains controversial [ 113 ].


This item has received. Accepted Dec Ann Allergy, 74pp. Lung auscultation revealed decreased vesicular murmurs at the right lung base, and cardiovascular examination showed no changes. 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 ]. Support Center Support Center.

Turk Jour Pediatr, 37pp. Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare inflammatory disease characterized by eosinophilic infiltration in the gastrointestinal tract affecting all age and ethnic groups [ 1 ].

The clinical presentation depends on the site and depth of eosinophilic infiltration [ 2 ].

There were no signs of malignancy. In our case a lack of improvement was what led to the indication for laparotomy, which finally established the diagnosis and resolved the symptoms.

An Med Interna, 15pp.